Pension scheme trustees could find themselves with a better seat at the table during a corporate restructuring under government proposals presented to parliament last week.
Debenhams has missed its April deficit recovery contribution (DRC) to its staff pension schemes as the struggling high street retailer files a notice of intent to appoint administrators amid the Covid-19 crisis.
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents agreed the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is sometimes right to vote against company voluntary agreement (CVA) proposals.
Sir Philip Green has agreed with The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to plunge an additional £25m into Arcadia's pension funds, paving the way for a restructure of his empire.
Arcadia's two defined benefit (DB) pension schemes have been offered an extra £185m of security over property by Sir Philip Green in the event that it is needed in the future.
Sir Philip Green's restructuring proposals for his retail giant Arcadia will not "adequately protect" its pension schemes' members, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has said.
Debenhams' creditors have passed a company voluntary arrangement (CVA), meaning its defined benefit (DB) schemes will leave Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment if the process completes successfully.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has published its first official guidance on how it expects companies seeking company voluntary arrangements (CVAs) to set out their proposals.
House of Fraser's defined benefit (DB) scheme has not been automatically placed into Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment despite restructuring plans, PP can confirm.
Mothercare's defined benefit (DB) schemes have exited Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment after the struggling children's retailer's shareholders approved restructuring plans.
House of Fraser is in talks with The Pensions Regulator (TPR) around the future funding of its defined benefit (DB) scheme as it seeks to restructure the business.
Almost one in ten company voluntary arrangements (CVAs) have resulted in the firms falling into administration within three years, according to an accountancy firm.