Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has downgraded its long-term debt rating for ITV because of a "ballooning" pensions deficit and poor first-half performance.
The ratings agency said it had lowered its long-term corporate credit and senior unsecured debt ratings on the broadcaster to B+ from BB-. It said the outlook was "negative". It said it based its opinion...
Royal London saw its new group pension business decline over the first half of 2018 as the rollout of auto-enrolment (AE) drew to a close, according to its interim results.
Now Pensions has made "huge progress" in resolving legacy administration issues - switching systems and completing unit adjustment for a "large proportion" of members, it says.
Trustees of the Airways Pension Scheme (APS) will not make a firm decision on whether to appeal the Court of Appeal's judgment on discretionary increase payments until September.
Accountant Hashmukh Shah has pleaded guilty to deliberately providing false information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) when stating a pension scheme had been set up for staff of a London-based restaurant.