The combined funding level of the UK's 5,450 defined benefit (DB) schemes increased by 60 basis points (bps) over January, latest Pension Protection Fund (PPF) data reveals.
The lifeboat's monthly update for last month revealed the aggregate deficit had fallen from £31.9bn to £23.1bn on a section 179 basis used to calculate PPF benefits over the month. Assets increased...
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Lady Tina Green has agreed to pay a £50m deficit recovery contribution (DRC) to Arcadia’s pension schemes earlier than scheduled.
Scheme funding in the defined benefit (DB) universe has worsened, but the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) remains confident it can tackle the challenges ahead, it says as it launches its 2020 Purple Book.
Debenhams’ pension schemes are continuing in Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment after administrators failed to rescue the company from collapse.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the November 2020 estimates on the various measures…