Defined benefit (DB) transfer values rose by £31,000 over 2016 thanks to a fall in gilt yields, according to Xafinity's monthly index.
The estimate sat at around £234,000 at the end of December, up 2% since November, and 15% since December 2015. However, it remains below the record high set on 4 October 2016 when the estimate hit £243,327,...
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).