Private sector defined benefit (DB) schemes were 96.3% funded on a Pension Protection Fund (PPF) compensation basis at the end of July, according to the lifeboat fund's monthly index.
Around eight million state pension forecasts have been viewed online since the digital service was launched in February 2016, Professional Pensions analysis reveals.
Around £8bn of buy-ins and buyouts were completed in the first half of this year, writing the highest volume of deals of any first half to date.
Pension deficits at the UK's 350 largest listed companies fell by £27bn over the 18 months to June on an accounting basis, according to Barnett Waddingham.
The combined pension deficit of FTSE 350 companies grew by £3bn to £32bn over July, according to Mercer's monthly funding tracker.
Some 36% of employees do not know that they have been automatically enrolled into a workplace pension, data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes at the UK's 100 largest listed companies had a £3bn accounting surplus at the end of July, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
The trustees of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) have proposed raising total contributions by 41% by April 2020.
The trustee board of the Plumbing and Mechanical Services (UK) Industry Pension Scheme has launched a consultation with sponsoring employers on closing the scheme to future accrual.
Women at the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) earn 16% less on average than their male counterparts, according to its annual report and accounts.
The combined deficit of the UK's 5,588 private sector defined benefit (DB) schemes was £85.6bn at the end of June, according to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
More of the smallest defined benefit (DB) schemes are hedging inflation and interest rate risk using liability-driven investment (LDI) strategies thanks to more accessible and affordable solutions, XPS Pensions Group says.
Just £450 has been set aside for retirement by the average NEST member, according to latest research.
Pension transfers increased to a record £10.6bn in the first quarter of this year, Office for National Statistics data reveals.
PP has analysed the accounts of the biggest pension consulting firms and recorded the turnover (revenue) in their most recent accounts. The full leaderboard is below…
The Professional Pensions Administration Survey 2018 reveals the rankings of the best third-party administrators and software providers for pension schemes.
Decumulation and pensions were the least complained about products in the second half of 2017, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
The Royal Society of Arts (RSA) has reignited the debate on the introduction of flat-rate pensions tax relief - saying a 30% flat rate would be progressive, cost-neutral and leave three-quarters of earners better off.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has revealed it had nine meetings with the pension fund trustees of GKN from April 2016 to March 2018.
Investment and law firms have the highest median gender hourly gender pay gaps out of nearly 100 pension-related firms reporting, James Phillips writes.
One in five automatically-enrolled members will benefit from generous employers who will pay more than their minimum 2% pension contributions, a survey by The People's Pension reveals.
Investment managers and law firms have ranked worst for the median pay gap between men and women among 85 firms involved in occupational pensions analysed by PP.
The combined deficit of the UK's defined benefit (DB) pension schemes rose by 25% to £131bn on an accounting basis during March, JLT Employee Benefits analysis has revealed.
The CMA's latest working paper finds trustees are very likely to choose their existing investment consultant for a fiduciary management mandate without third-party advice, James Phillips reports