Schemes are delaying de-risking plans and reviewing automatic triggers as sponsors increasingly believe gilt yields will rise in the short term, a senior actuary says.
Buck Consultants senior corporate actuary Colin Richardson said companies are increasingly concerned their schemes are automatically buying gilts at expensive prices as they hit dynamic de-risking triggers....
The government is in talks with the UK and Irish pensions regulators over how to protect members of cross-border schemes in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The equalisation of guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) is at least two years away from being completed, and could take longer than four years for some schemes, a poll has found.
The Pensions Regulator will consider if schemes should be required to have professional trustees and assess the case for greater regulation of administrators and system providers, PP can reveal.
UK inflation fell from 2.3% to 2.1% in December, approaching its lowest rate for two years, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).