Scheme sponsors are increasingly transferring property to insurance companies in risk reduction deals as insurers develop innovative ways of taking on scheme liabilities, experts say.
Hymans Robertson partner James Mullins said insurers are open to buy-in and buyout transactions whereby a sponsoring employer pre-funds the buyout by entering into a sale and long-term leaseback of property...
University College Union (UCU) and Universities UK have appointed Joanne Segars to chair the joint expert panel to examine the valuation of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) was right to use its powers to seek financial support from ITV for members of the Box Clever pension scheme, the Upper Tribunal has said.
All 6,000 UK schemes had a surplus of £361bn by the end of last month when calculated under a best estimate return on their assets, according to First Actuarial.
Research highlights confusion about where responsibility to support members on transfers lies. Kim Kaveh looks at the key findings.