House of Fraser's defined benefit (DB) pension scheme is expected to enter Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment, but may be able to buy out benefits with an insurer.
It comes after both House of Fraser Stores and House of Fraser UK & Ireland - the last-man-standing scheme's two sponsors - are understood to have appointed EY as administrators earlier this morning...
The parent of collapsed UK retailer Mothercare has secured a revised payment schedule with its pension scheme trustees and said it is “on track” with its planned recapitalisation.
Only a “comprehensive rethink” will be able to fix the “bloated, inefficient mess” of the current pension tax system, says Hargreaves Lansdown head of policy Tom McPhail.
The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) has rejected a number of complaints from members of the embattled and collapsed British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS).
Plenty of risk remains in the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) universe but the outlook on funding levels is positive, the lifeboat says as it launches its 2019 Purple Book.
A self-sufficiency approach is not riskless and trustees must consider covenant strength and longevity exposure. Chris Ramsey looks at the key considerations of running schemes on.