The combined deficit of the UK's 5,588 private sector defined benefit (DB) schemes was £85.6bn at the end of June, according to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
The shortfall dropped by £8.4bn on a section 179 basis over the month, the lifeboat fund's 7800 Index recorded, leading to a 40 basis point (bp) improvement in the funding level, which ended the month...
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).