The aggregate funding position of 7800 defined benefit funds monitored by the Pension Protection Fund fell by £43.6bn in September.
The lifeboat fund’s PPF 7800 index found the deficit had worsened from £36.7bn at the end of August 2008 to £80.3bn at the end of September 2008. It said this compares to a surplus of £75.1bn in September...
Disasters happen, but the consequences can be huge. Pádraig Floyd looks at what trustees and employers can do to ensure the master trust they have selected can withstand a crisis
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has named Stephen Wilcox as chief risk officer, replacing Hans den Boer who leaves the lifeboat fund after just over three years in the role.
UK consumer price inflation fell 0.1 percentage points in April to 2.4%, a fresh one-year low and missing economists' expectations of inflation remaining at 2.5%.
Speculation about rate rises has caused some schemes to delay any further liability hedging. Rosalind Mann looks at why this may be the wrong move.