The combined deficit of the UK's defined benefit (DB) schemes grew by 30% over the last 12 months, according to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
The 5,794 DB schemes in the PPF 7800 Index had a deficit of £245.6bn on a section 179 basis at the end of April, up from £188.7bn at the same point last year. Liabilities totalled £1.8trn, while assets...
Jo Myerson looks what trustees should be considering if their sponsor decides to temporarily shut its doors.
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.