Defined benefit (DB) scheme trustees are spending too much time focusing on how well funded their schemes are, River and Mercantile Derivatives says.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are facing fresh challenges around dividends and de-risking as they reach fully-funded status, according to Aon.
De La Rue's defined benefit (DB) pension scheme gained £80.5m after swapping the index used to revalue benefits, but lost £0.5m to rectify discrepancies identified in the scheme's rules.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has set out plans to use "new regulatory initiatives" with over 1,000 schemes as it aims to tighten its regulatory grip and boost member outcomes.
The combined funding level of the UK's 5,450 defined benefit (DB) schemes increased by 60 basis points (bps) over January, latest Pension Protection Fund (PPF) data reveals.
A number of pension schemes have been prompted to lock in gains with a move into bonds after the estimated deficit across FTSE 100 DB pension schemes improved by £36bn, over the 12 months ending 30 June last year, JLT Employment Benefits found.
Headline dividend payments have reached record levels in 2018. James Phillips asks if trustees should be concerned over the current high level of yields.
Employers whose dividend to deficit recovery contribution (DRCs) ratios fall outside the "normal range" should expect to see higher regulatory scrutiny, although no fixed ratio will be set.
The combined deficit of the UK's defined benefit (DB) pension schemes fell 15% to £105bn on an accounting basis during February, JLT Employee Benefits analysis reveals.
Universities UK (UUK) has proposed ending future accrual of defined benefit (DB) promises and transferring members to the existing defined contribution (DC) plan.
A panel at this year's Trustee Senate discussed strains in the DB system and what can be done about them. Michael Klimes reports
Over 50 academics in the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) have urged the fund's trustees to explain calculations used to calculate its deficit.
The combined deficit of the UK's defined benefit (DB) schemes rose by £40bn over August, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) latest index.
The aggregate balance of the UK's defined benefit (DB) schemes improved by £6.2bn over July, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) 7800 Index.
The accounting deficit of FTSE 350 defined benefit (DB) schemes fell by £9bn over July on the back of lower long-term inflation expectations, according to Mercer's latest index.
The collective deficit of defined benefit (DB) schemes decreased by £40bn to £420bn over July, according to PwC's monthly Skyval index.
The BBC has won a landmark pensions case in the Court of Appeal, allowing the broadcaster to impose a cap on increases in pensionable pay.
The majority of defined benefit (DB a schemes remain affordable but many should do more to tackle increased deficits and reduce risk to pensioners, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) says.
The total deficit of defined benefit (DB) schemes improved marginally, latest Pension Protection Fund (PPF) data reveals.
Final salary members of the AA UK defined benefit (DB) scheme are to move to a career average segment in a bid to stem the deficit.
Carclo has announced it does not expect to pay any dividends until at least April 2018 as its pension deficit continues to drain its reserves.
Sponsors of defined benefit (DB) schemes have squeezed their workers' wages by around £200 compared to companies without these funds, a think tank has revealed.
The combined deficit of Sainsbury's defined benefit (DB) schemes has climbed 119% in twelve months, according to its preliminary annual results.
The combined funding level of the UK's defined benefit (DB) schemes stayed stable over April with just a £10bn increase in deficit, JLT Employee Benefits has estimated.