BULK annuity buyout start-ups may shift scheme assets to Bermuda in a bid to circumvent legislation, a leading academic says.
Cass Business School professor and Pensions Institute director David Blake said new buyout firms were keeping “their cards very close to their chest”. But he believed many of the new firms would make their...
A buyout tool which provides schemes with up-to-date pricing and comparisons between insurers has been launched by JLT Employee Benefits.
The DB white paper sets out plans to review the funding regime, with 'prudent' and 'appropriate' possibly redefined. But James Phillips asks if this could this signal a return to an MFR-like approach?
The trustees of GKN's pension schemes have agreed a package of mitigation measures that would improve funding to a "more prudent level" if Melrose's offer is accepted by shareholders next week.
While the new powers are welcome, most respondents doubt it will make a difference to the outcomes for members, Pensions Buzz respondents say.