The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has made it easier for schemes to recertify some mortgage exclusions and asset backed contributions (ABCs) after a consulting on its levy rules.
The lifeboat fund said the consultation had revealed the switch to a new model for calculating insolvency risk had been well received and that schemes and sponsors now wanted stability. It also confirmed...
UK pension schemes are working hard to counter climate risks across investment portfolios, but the assessment of climate risks to sponsor covenant must be a key focus of schemes’ broader risk assessment, says Michael Bushnell.
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).