Joanna Smith says trustees will need to accurately identify if covenant issues are short-term affordability concerns, or the start of more material deterioration.
Uncertainty due to the impact of Covid-19 is expected to continue for some time. Some employers have seen limited impacts so far, whereas others are seeing a more severe deterioration in covenant. Trustees...
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…