A study has found 55% of defined benefit (DB) members who spoke to a financial adviser chose to transfer out to access the pension flexibilities in 2016-17, compared to just 36% the previous year.
Willis Towers Watson surveyed financial advisers and combined this with its own experience to find out what over 170,000 DB members across 350 schemes who spoke to their advisers had chosen do in the two...
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.