Forcing company bosses to join the same defined benefit (DB) schemes as their staff could protect pensions better than the threat of prison sentences for scheme mismanagement, Warwick Business School (WBS) has suggested.
A study conducted by WBS, University of Exeter Business School and Queen Mary University of London examined the 322 publicly-listed UK firms that offered a DB pension scheme between 1999 and 2013. According...
Pensions schemes with sponsors facing severe economic difficulties due to Covid-19 must prepare for the lifting of temporary protections from corporate insolvency at the end of the year, Aon says.
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…