Coats Group has agreed with its UK pension trustees to defer the payment of its remaining deficit recovery contributions (DRCs) for 2020.
Coats Group has recorded a narrow defined benefit (DB) surplus of $1m (£0.8m) across its three UK schemes.
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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.
Coats Group has agreed a £74m settlement with The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to end enforcement action for the third of its defined benefit (DB) schemes.
The combined deficit of Coats Group's three defined benefit (DB) schemes rose by £181m over 2016, according to its annual financial report.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has given Coats Group written assurances that action over two of its defined benefit (DB) schemes will be dropped once settlement is complete.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has secured a £255m payment to save the benefits of 24,000 Coats Group scheme members, marking the start of the end to a three-year saga.
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.
Trustees of the Brunel pension fund have agreed a recovery plan with the scheme's sponsor, which is being investigated by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) over concerns about a corporate restructuring.