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...
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has announced a 90-day interest-free extension to levy payments for employers struggling due to the Covid-19 economic crisis.
James Riley says sustainability involves balance, and one of the key areas where this needs to be struck is DB funding.
Superfunds could be on course to complete multi-billion-pound transfers of defined benefit (DB) funds by the end of this year, Isio says.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the June 2020 estimates on the various measures…
Marian Elliott looks at the three questions trustees should ask to understand the route to endgame.