XPS Pensions Group has revealed 70,000 defined benefit (DB) members are exercising pension freedoms each year, suggesting more education is needed to ensure better member outcomes.
Results from its second annual survey on member outcomes under freedom and choice tracked 1,800 transfers between June 2018 and March 2019, adding to the 6,000 transfers reported the previous year...
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the November 2019 estimates on the various measures…
Pensions schemes are better funded now than this time last year, according to PwC’s annual Pension Scheme Funding Survey.
Aggregate spending on defined benefit (DB) pensions has dropped from £19bn to £15bn in 12 months, according to Hymans Robertson.
Pension scheme trustees should actively engage financial advisers if members are looking to transfer out of their defined benefit arrangements and washing their hands of the process does not eliminate risk, a study has found.
Unilever has set out plans to overhaul its defined benefit (DB) pension arrangements in a bid to manage costs.