THE Pensions Regulator has approved the financial support arrangements for Sea Containers' two UK group pension schemes.
The Sea Containers 1990 Pension Scheme and the Sea Containers 1983 Pension Scheme were the schemes which triggered the regulator's first - and so far only - financial support direction in January 2008....
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.