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...
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are not taking advantage of "exceptional" pricing for bulk annuities, with most schemes insured in H1 being repeat buyers, Aon Hewitt has said.
Hymans Robertson has appointed Tom Dunster to lead its equity research team in a newly-created position.
UK households have not stopped saving to go on a debt-fuelled consumer spending spree, according to research from Royal London, despite official figures revealing the savings ratio is at a record-low.
The government has announced it will press ahead with "tough" measures to protect pension savers as figures reveal almost £5m was lost to scammers between January and May this year.