Over 50 academics in the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) have urged the fund's trustees to explain calculations used to calculate its deficit.
In July, the 390,000-member scheme reported a surge in its deficit in its 2017 valuation, resulting in a shortfall of £12.6bn on the actuarial measure, 138% larger than at its 2014 valuation. The scheme...
A buyout tool which provides schemes with up-to-date pricing and comparisons between insurers has been launched by JLT Employee Benefits.
The DB white paper sets out plans to review the funding regime, with 'prudent' and 'appropriate' possibly redefined. But James Phillips asks if this could this signal a return to an MFR-like approach?
The trustees of GKN's pension schemes have agreed a package of mitigation measures that would improve funding to a "more prudent level" if Melrose's offer is accepted by shareholders next week.
While the new powers are welcome, most respondents doubt it will make a difference to the outcomes for members, Pensions Buzz respondents say.