The aggregate balance of the UK's defined benefit (DB) schemes improved by £6.2bn over July, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) 7800 Index.
At the end of the month, the 5,794 schemes had a combined section 179 deficit of £180.1bn, down from £186.2bn on 30 June. This was largely driven by a £10bn increase in aggregate assets to £1.5trn,...
The 100 largest global pension funds are widely ignoring climate-related risks despite recent warnings by UN scientists, the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) says.
Premier Inn owner Whitbread has cut its defined benefit (DB) pension deficit to £162m ahead of its agreed £3.9bn sale of Costa Coffee to Coca-Cola.
Trends in longevity and mortality have proven difficult to forecast historically, but are vital to funding schemes and ensuring adequate retirement pots. James Phillips explores the key influences
The two-sided simplified annual pensions statement should be applauded, even if it missing information, says Jonathan Stapleton.