The UK's 5,588 defined benefit (DB) schemes had a combined surplus of £382bn at the end of June, according to First Actuarial's best estimate index (FABI).
Calculated using best estimate returns on their assets, the surplus had increased 0.8% from the end of May, while the funding ratio stayed the same at 131%. According to the First Actuarial, liabilities...
Millions of public sector workers will be able to choose whether their pension provision should be accrued under legacy or reformed schemes under government plans announced yesterday.
As the Covid-19 crisis sees employers seeking changes or suspensions to deficit contributions, Richard Knight looks at how schemes should respond to such requests.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) must adopt a “pragmatic” approach to the 15% of UK schemes that have valuation dates within the next three weeks, Aon has said.
The trustees of the £2bn Plumbing and Mechanical Services (UK) Industry Pension Scheme are seeking court approval to use scheme funds in potential upcoming legal battles.
The Laura Ashley Retirement Benefits Scheme is expected to enter Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment after the textile designer filed for administration today.