The trustees of the £2bn Plumbing and Mechanical Services (UK) Industry Pension Scheme are seeking court approval to use scheme funds in potential upcoming legal battles.
The 40,000-member multi-employer scheme is in the process of recovering section 75 debts from employers, some of whom are on the hook for orphan liabilities on a buyout basis. Orphan liabilities are left...
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. Here are the April 2021 estimates on the various measures…
All signs point to imminent and substantial growth in consolidation, according to a range of speakers across the industry, including TPR, at the recent Professional Pensions DB Consolidation Conference.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) have launched a joint consultation on the proposals to update the asset information collected from defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has confirmed several changes to its actuarial assumptions under various bases as part of a regular review, broadly improving the lifeboat fund’s view of scheme funding.
It will take too long to save into defined contribution (DC) pensions to keep retirement savings steady and offset the loss of defined benefit (DB) income, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).