The aggregate funding position of the 6,653 schemes in the Pension Protection Fund's 7800 index improved to a deficit of £20.4bn at the end of September.
This compared to a deficit of £53.5bn at the end of August. The lifeboat fund said this relates to a funding ratio improvement from 94.6% to 97.9%, noting total assets were £961.8bn - an increase of...
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know whether or not you believe that business facing financial distress should be able to suspend their auto-enrolment contributions to avoid rising costs.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is consulting on proposals to charge a "risk reflective" levy for commercial defined benefit (DB) consolidation vehicles.
The funding gap across FTSE 350 schemes could be slashed by as much as £275bn if schemes look beyond traditional ways of creating value. Victoria Ticha examines how
There will be "many flavours" of defined benefit (DB) consolidators but consolidation will only be the right answer for a minority of schemes, Alan Rubenstein says.