Defined benefit (DB) schemes fell back into deficit on aggregate over December as gilt yields and asset returns fell, the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) says.
At the end of 2018, the combined funding level of 5,450 schemes was 98% with a deficit of £31.9bn on a section 179 basis, compared to 100.9% and a surplus of £14.3bn in November. Some 3,271 schemes...
The industry has positive expectations for The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) forthcoming funding code for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes, according to Aon.
Taylor Wimpey saw an actuarial loss on its defined benefit (DB) pension scheme of £8.9m in the year ending 31 December 2019, significantly lower than the £84.3m loss the year prior.
Life expectancy grew by less than a year for both men and women in the last ten years, with health inequalities widening at the same time, the Institute of Health Equality has concluded.
BAE Systems will make a one-off payment of £1bn into its pension scheme “in the coming months” to plug a £1.9bn hole.