UK defined benefit schemes ended 2015 with an aggregate deficit of £228bn after another difficult year, according to research from JLT Employee Benefits.
The figure has dropped slightly from the £248bn shortfall recorded at the end of 2014, but the firm warned schemes faced greater challenges in the year ahead. Last year many large firms including Tesco...
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has reported a technical provisions deficit of between £14.9bn and £17.9bn as of 31 March 2020, and delayed its valuation as it considers how to proceed.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the February 2021 estimates on the various measures…
DB scheme consolidator Stoneport hopes to get 100 schemes signed up by the end of next year, but employer covenant will be vital, chief executive Richard Jones tells James Phillips.
The outlook for future longevity in the UK has not necessarily worsened as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Aon says.
Mitchells & Butlers has deferred £13m of deficit recovery contributions (DRCs) after tier four Covid restrictions wreaked havoc across the hospitality sector.