Defined benefit (DB) transfer values reached their highest level since early November 2016 due to a fall in gilt yields and more bearish inflation expectations.
According to Xafinity's monthly transfer value index, the reversal of trends on inflation expectations and gilt yields drove values to hit £237,000 during February. However, it still remains below the...
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.