The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has extended the scope of its investigation into the conduct of individuals who oversaw the three Coats Group defined benefit (DB) schemes.
Most respondents doubt that America's withdrawal from the Paris climate change agreement will alter investment strategies.
Smith & Williamson has appointed Goddard Perry to provide actuarial and third-party administration services to its two defined benefit (DB) schemes.
The cost of defined benefit (DB) schemes sponsored by FTSE 100 companies could double from £7bn to £14bn per annum by 2019, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
BBS Consultants and Actuaries has recruited Jenny Richards and Mark Channon.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has launched investigations into the conduct of a number of individuals involved with various Guinness Peat pension schemes between 2004 and 2012.
KPMG has introduced a longevity projection model used by insurers to help improve its understanding of the future risks of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.
LCP has promoted seven employees in its pensions team to partner as it reported strong growth in several areas.
JLT Employee Benefits has appointed Phil Wadsworth as chief actuary to replace outgoing Hugh Nolan who has left the company.
The state pension triple lock is unnecessary and could place an unfair burden on future working generations, the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has argued.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is seeking a panel of specialist firms to provide administrative and actuarial services for its scheme assessment process.
Neil Barton has been hired as business development manager by actuarial firm Mitchell Consulting.
Pension schemes paying higher actuarial fees are not getting better value for money from their providers, according to KGC's sixth actuarial fee and services survey.
David Carstairs has been appointed business development director at Cartwright Group, as it looks to gain market share in the pension actuarial, consultancy and administration space.
Plans to measure LGPS funding levels consistently from 2016 will give a more realistic picture of the scheme's health status with many funds expected to come out worse, writes Stephanie Baxter
Tata Steel has approached the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) to resolve its dispute with four unions which plan to go on strike on 22 June.
The financial theory of DB pension schemes - 18 years on from the paper that changed everything (in pensions)
Eighteen years' ago today, Jon Exley, Shyam Mehta and Andrew Smith published what has been described as the most important and influential paper ever written on defined benefit (DB) pensions - The financial theory of defined benefit pension schemes. Take...
Capita Employee Benefits has hired three senior actuaries from Towers Watson as it looks grows its actuarial, investment and defined benefits practice.
The trustee of the Honda Group UK Pension Scheme has appointed Punter Southall to provide actuarial services from its Bristol office.
The Norcros Security Plan trustees have hired Buck Consultants to provide actuarial services to its £400m defined benefit (DB) section.
Actuarial fees for small schemes have fallen over 2013 as competition for their business rises, Kim Gubler Consulting (KGC) finds.
The majority of contributors believe there will continue to be a role for actuaries in the pensions industry, even as defined benefit (DB) provision is phased out.
This week respondents support the idea of qualifications for professional trustees, back calls to let members use funds for long-term care, and say actuaries will always find a role in pensions.
Life expectancy at retirement fell over 2012 according to the latest update of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI).