A rise in equities failed to halt increasing deficits at the UK's biggest companies as corporate bond yields took a negative turn, research from Mercer shows.
In the consultant's monthly Pensions Risk Survey, it found a 6.6% rise in the FTSE index failed to stop a £3bn rise in deficits at FTSE350 companies. The FTSE rise saw total asset values hit £557bn...
Only one third of defined benefit (DB) schemes lengthened their recovery plan end dates in 2019, according to research by Hymans Robertson.
Hargreaves Lansdown has been named as the slowest provider to switch pensions through the Origo transfer service.
Regulatory guidance “could set too high a hurdle” for superfunds, Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP) warns.
Around one in 25 pension schemes have made use of regulatory easements to deficit recovery contribution (DRC) payment schedules, according to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the September 2020 estimates on the various measures…