A looming court decision on gender equalisation of pension schemes could hit FTSE 100 profits by up to £15bn, Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP) says.
Pension schemes at the UK's 100 largest listed companies had a combined accounting surplus of £4bn at the end of 2017, Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) analysis suggests.
IAS 19 is the accounting standard many sponsors use to make disclosures about their defined benefit schemes in their records. But a report from Lincoln Pensions argues IAS 19 is not good enough. Michael Klimes investigates.
The majority of respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz agree with Neil Woodford's investment firm that de-risking has worsened scheme deficits.
The cost and size of pension deficits are increasing which has consequences for trustees, company directors and shareholders. Michael Klimes asks if investors are starting to worry.
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Updated accounting practices could create headaches for pension schemes. Philip Briggs outlines what trustees need to know.
Lack of proper accounting across European public sector pension schemes is hiding the true extent of their liabilities, according to International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) chairman Hans Hoogervorst.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published amendments to FRS 102 to help clarify confusion over the impact of the new accounting standard.
Do proposed changes to accounting rules mean Armageddon for UK PLC
Proposals to change how companies account for surpluses in their pension schemes could knock £25bn off the balance sheets of Britain's biggest companies, a consultant has claimed.
A shift towards collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes is "unlikely" as the trend towards defined contribution (DC) plans continues, LCP says.
An increasing number of FTSE100 firms are seeking alternatives to straight cash funding, with 38 FTSE100 companies disclosing some form of security arrangements in their 2013 accounts, LCP research finds.
If all the FTSE100 companies still using the RPI inflation measure in their pension schemes were to move to using RPIJ, the combined pension deficit could fall by up to £20bn, LCP says.