Amec Foster Wheeler has merged its two main defined benefit (DB) schemes into a defined contribution (DC) arrangement after closing the biggest fund to future accrual.
The engineering and project management company shut down the schemes in April following an employee consultation at the end of 2015, which included online, written and face-to-face correspondence. The...
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.
Online provider Pension Bee has created a flexible pension for self-employed savers, allowing them to make contributions according to their income.