Phoenix Life has announced it completed a buy-in for its UK defined benefit (DB) scheme last December, making it the largest de-risking transaction of the year.
The insurer, which does not offer a bulk annuity proposition to the wider market, revealed the details of the £1.2bn buy-in for the PGL Pension Scheme in its 2016 annual results published on 20 March. ...
Members of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) have given a green light to changes to the trade body's constitution and articles of association.
The newly-appointed chairman of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has pledged to "open up" the organisation in a bid to improve policy development.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has suggested its forthcoming white paper on defined benefit (DB) provision will only show the direction of travel on consolidation, rather give than a definitive answer.
A raft of consultations and draft regulations will greet the industry over the coming weeks and months, the pensions and financial inclusion minister confirms.