Jonathan Stapleton looks at LCP's 2014 Accounting for Pensions report, finding that FTSE100 firms are increasingly looking for alternatives to cash funding.
In some ways, LCP partner Bob Scott says, the pensions outlook is as bright as it has been for many years. LCP's 21st Accounting for Pensions report finds that while most FTSE100 schemes still do not...
More than a fifth of schemes are worried an updated statement of recommended practice (SORP) for pension scheme accounting will result in a cost surge of more than 25%, research shows.
UK companies need to take action to limit the impact of IAS 19, with only four months left until implementation, according to Aon Hewitt.
The widening range of inflation assumptions and discount rates used in pension scheme accounting could cause a headache for investors, warns a consultant.
The European Union has endorsed revised accounting standards for schemes which will cut UK firms' reported profits by £10bn and could trigger an increase in de-risking.
FTSE100 scheme liabilities remained static over 2011, Barnett Waddingham says.