Treasury plans for perpetual gilts and ultra-long gilts with more than 50 years' maturity will fail to attract pension scheme demand, industry figures say.
Speaking in today's budget statement, Chancellor George Osborne said the Debt Management Office would consult on plans to "diversify" the government's bond offering. He said the DMO would consult on...
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.