Government-backed liabilities in the Royal Mail Statutory Pension Scheme (RMSPS) rocketed more than £8bn over the year to 31 March, according to Cabinet Office documents.
The total IAS 19 accounting deficit in the pre-privatisation defined benefit (DB) scheme hit £46.8bn at the end of March, up from £38.3bn. This pre-2012 segment is underpinned by the government, meaning...
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.