UK schemes should seriously consider outsourcing scheme governance structures and investment policies in a similar vein to the Dutch model, delegates heard.
Coal Staff Superannuation Scheme Trustees non-executive chairman Philip Read said most defined benefit schemes were now closed to new members and were ultimately moving towards buyout. However, he said...
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.