Trustees and their advisers can do little to plug deficits of defined benefit (DB) schemes in the face of market forces which are beyond their control, says Andrew Warwick-Thompson.
Speaking at the launch of the tenth edition of the Pension Protection Fund's Purple Book, The Pensions Regulator's executive director for regulatory policy said volatility was a fact of life. Divergence...
Pension schemes have been “shoehorned” into valuing liabilities against gilts, creating a “herd mentality” that does not reflect scheme funding accurately, says PwC.
As over 1,000 DB schemes seek to agree a valuation amid the crisis, Hope William-Smith looks at the considerations.
Trustees should have the ability to pause suspected scam transfers, respondents agreed in a Professional Pensions poll.
Defined benefit (DB) scheme members with weaker employers face a 50% chance of a cut in benefits due to sponsor insolvency, according to Hymans Robertson.
Mercer has launched a defined benefit (DB) master trust in a bid to offer a “best-in-class solution” that recognises the shrinking universe.