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,...
Kim Gubler says it is time that schemes and administrators reassess SLAs and look at what real people need from their pension schemes and when
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is focusing on reducing the number of "poorly-run" schemes as it seeks to improve standards across the board.
Prudential Retirement has completed around $2.6bn (£2bn) of reinsurance contracts for UK pension scheme longevity risk since the start of the year, it has disclosed.
Funding standards for DB schemes have increased exponentially over the past decades. Con Keating says such significant overstatement of liabilities will lead to pushback through the courts.