PPF universe in better funding position but 'significant risk' continues

James Phillips
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PPF universe in better funding position but 'significant risk' continues

Significant risk remains in the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) universe, despite higher funding levels, the lifeboat says as it launches its 2018 Purple Book.

While the aggregate funding level hit 95.7% as of 31 March this year, nearly two-thirds of schemes were in deficit with an aggregate £187.6bn, demonstrating there was still some way to go for members'...

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