The average recovery plan length for schemes in deficit has fallen by 2.2 years compared to three years ago, according to an Aon study.
Potential changes to the way the Retail Prices Index (RPI) is calculated and reported could cause assets to fall by between £60bn and £130bn, according to various estimates.
The Univar Company Pension Scheme has been granted court permission to change its indexation protection from the Retail Prices Index (RPI) to the Consumer Prices Index (CPI).
A slump in inflation caused by economic damage from the coronavirus could pave the way for the abolition of the state pension ‘triple lock’, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
Nigel Sillis looks at how UK pension schemes could fare in a market environment with negative yields and interest rates.
Almost three-quarters of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) pension schemes were in surplus on an accounting basis as the coronavirus crisis hit, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
Covid-19 has presented the ONS with significant problems calculating inflation during lockdown. Latest Institute for Fiscal Studies research examines the challenges faced.