The number of defined benefit (DB) schemes open to new members of future accrual fell again over the past year, continuing the long-term trend to scheme closure and wind-up, latest data from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) reveals.
The watchdog's annual landscape report on DB and hybrid schemes - the 2020 edition of which was published today (16 March) - collated data from schemes in the regulator's schemes register as of 31 March...
Schemes could be charged a £1.5bn bill to equalise past defined benefit (DB) scheme transfers after last year’s landmark GMP equalisation ruling, says Buck.
The financial impact on defined benefit (DB) schemes from the Covid-19 pandemic is “likely to be marginal”, and only in the event of continued substantial additional deaths for many years would there be a significant reduction in UK DB scheme liabilities,...
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Defined benefit (DB) pension transfer values recovered by about a third last month after February’s sharp fall, according to figures from XPS Pensions Group.
Guidelines on what is and is not viewed as defined benefit (DB) trustees providing members with regulated advice need to be clearer, respondents to a Professional Pensions survey say.