Granting statutory protection to pre-1997 benefits in defined benefit (DB) schemes would be an unfair cost to sponsors and would force even more closures, according to this weeks' Pensions Buzz respondents.
The 120 industry commentators also answered questions on the performance and remit of independent governance committees, whether new disclosure rules would improve clarity for members, and if schemes should...
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the January 2020 estimates on the various measures…
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has launched a consultation seeking views on its combined code for defined benefit (DB) transfers.
The Schroders Retirement Benefits Scheme (SRBS) is allocating £800m of its defined benefit (DB) assets to its in-house cashflow driven investing (CDI) building blocks.
The University and College Union (UCU) has announced a further 14 days of strike action at 74 UK universities in a continuing dispute about pensions and pay.
Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes will be able to predict the outcome of member options exercises using artificial intelligence (AI), says Mercer.