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,...
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.