The combined deficit of defined benefit (DB) schemes increased by £29.2bn over December to £223.9bn according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) latest update.
In the lifeboat fund's 7800 index, liabilities outpaced the growth in scheme assets as the funding ratio worsened from 88.1% at the end of November to 86.8% by the end of the year. The figures contrast...
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).
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the September 2020 estimates on the various measures…
Philip Dickinson looks at the impact of Covid-19 on the transfer market and how schemes and advisers can support members.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has an 83% probability of success for its target of being self-sufficient by 2030 as of March this year, a six percentage point drop from 2019.