The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) will seek to collect £550m in levies from the industry in the 2018/19 tax year, it has announced, down more than 10% from 2017/18.
The lifeboat fund said its strong funding position meant it could reduce the levy scaling factor (LSF) to 0.48, despite a backdrop of low interest rates and the potential impact of Brexit. It added...
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).