The government's admission there is a case to suspend indexation for certain underfunded defined benefit (DB) schemes has been welcomed by some while others warn it would open the floodgates.
The suggestion there could be flexibility around the way benefits are indexed in certain circumstances was supported by PwC, LCP, Aegon and the Confederation for British Industry (CBI). However, former...
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 Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) long-term funding approach will put extra financial pressure on UK pension scheme sponsors, according to Aon.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the December 2020 estimates on the various measures…
Schemes need to dynamically and closely monitor the position of their employer covenant and its corporate longevity, ensuring the assessment is not conducted in isolation, the Employer Covenant Practitioners Association (ECPA) says.
The Scottish Enterprise Pension & Life Assurance Scheme (SEPLAS) has appointed Hymans Robertson and Isio following a formal tender process.