Average IAS19 discount rates used by FTSE100 companies to calculate pensions deficits have risen for the first time in five years.
Research from Barnett Waddingham found a 0.1 percentage point increase in this key accounting assumption, to 4.5% ayear, contributed to a fall in pension deficits in 2013. However, while the average...
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…
Philip Dickinson looks at the impact of Covid-19 on the transfer market and how schemes and advisers can support members.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has an 83% probability of success for its target of being self-sufficient by 2030 as of March this year, a six percentage point drop from 2019.