The Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS) service will close to new applications from pension funds on 1 September.
The service was set up to help members of schemes that went into wind-up between 1 January 1997 and 5 April 2005 and were unable to pay member benefits. It will not accept new applications after 1 September...
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) trustee board has warned investment returns will be lower in the future than expected as it edges closer to concluding its 2020 valuation.
The defined benefit (DB) scheme of Evonik Holdings UK has agreed a £544m full buy-in with Legal & General (L&G) Assurance Society.
Pension risk transfer volumes this year will look similar to those in 2020 as market volatility creates opportunities for schemes able to act fast, according to Willis Towers Watson.
Pension transfer values ended 2020 at £259,000, 8% higher than the start of the year, according to XPS Pensions, after suffering periods of substantial volatility linked to the pandemic while potential scams reached record highs.
The Pension Schemes Bill has been scheduled for ping-pong, its penultimate step before becoming law.