A month of strikes are due to hit 64 universities from tomorrow over major reforms to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).
The combined defined benefit (DB) deficit decreased by £52.8bn over January to £51.0bn on a section 179 basis, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF's) latest update.
Respondents say dividend clearance regime for firms with pension deficits is a bad idea.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has launched a consultation with Universities UK (UUK) on proposed assumptions for its 2017 valuation.
The collective deficit of defined benefit (DB) schemes increased by £40bn to £460bn over August after falls in long-term rates, according to PwC's Skyval index.
The Employer Covenant Working Group (ECWG) has published guidance to help stakeholders of defined benefit (DB) funds manage distressed scenarios.
Frank Field MP has said the £12.6bn deficit at the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) and the transfer advice individuals receive are topics which demand closer scrutiny.
Johnston Press has asked the trustees of its defined benefit (DB) plan to support a bid to overhaul the business due to pressure from heavy debts and declines in print sales.
The accounting position of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) schemes has worsened from a £12bn surplus to a £17bn deficit over the last 10 years despite mammoth contributions.
The actuarial funding deficit on Barclays' main defined benefit (DB) scheme has risen to £7.9bn in its September 2016 triennial valuation, following falls in gilt yields.
Engineering group GKN has announced it closed its two UK defined benefit (DB) schemes to future accrual on 1 July, after falls in bond yields increased liabilities in 2016.
Two in five defined benefit (DB) schemes with over £1bn of assets have an accounting surplus or zero balance, according to research by Barnett Waddingham.
All UK private sector DB schemes saw a £50bn improvement in funding levels on a funding measure in June, according to PwC's Skyval index.
The UK's 350 largest listed companies are becoming increasingly unlikely to be able to meet their pension obligations, PwC research has suggested.
The combined deficit of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) schemes grew by more than £10bn over 2016, Barnett Waddingham research has estimated.
The combined accounting surplus of Royal Mail's two defined benefit (DB) pension plans grew by 12% in the year to 26 March 2017, the company's annual report has revealed.
The combined deficit of the UK's defined benefit (DB) schemes grew by 30% over the last 12 months, according to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
Kier Group cut the aggregate deficit of its defined benefit (DB) schemes by £43m over 2016, according to its latest annual results.
The total funding shortfall across Balfour Beatty's pension schemes rose by £85m to £231m over the course of 2016, driven by interest rate falls and contraction in credit spreads.
Private sector pension deficits have stabilised as markets show resilience, but are still more than double what they were 12 months ago.
Wealth manager Rathbone Brothers will close its defined benefit (DB) scheme to future accrual and axe the final salary link after its deficit ballooned following the EU referendum.
Raj Mody gives his view on the debate around measuring defined benefit scheme deficits.