The aviation sector's constant evaluation of mistakes to improve safety should be applied to defined benefit schemes, as too many are making the same mistakes again and again, latest research shows.
The Sea Containers 1983 Pension Scheme has been fully insured in a bulk annuity deal completed by Aviva, almost a decade after receiving the regulator's first financial support direction (FSD).
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.
Frank field is a good thing for pensions and the government will make the necessary legislative changes to allow CDC, according to industry
The industry has been calling for some sort of alternative to defined benefit (DB) schemes for as long as I can remember - saying such arrangements could provide a third way between DB and defined contribution (DC) schemes.
Spence & Partners has been appointed to provide consultant services to the £95m Edinburgh Airport defined benefit (DB) pension plan.
More than 25,000 steelworkers did not return their 'options forms' and as a consequence will remain in the current British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) for now, to move into the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) at the end of March.
As the government considers reviewing where schemes rank in insolvencies, James Phillips explores how likely it is for schemes to be able to recover debts and if change is needed.
A panel at this year's Trustee Senate discussed strains in the DB system and what can be done about them. Michael Klimes reports
Industry says as professionals, punishment should be given due to their level of expertise.
The aggregate deficit of 5794 schemes in the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) 7800 Index is estimated to have decreased to £186.2bn by the end of June.
Life expectancy amongst affluent men is rising faster than any other group, according to analysis by the Pension and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) and Club Vita.
Jonathan Crowther and Sebastien Proffit say schemes need to prepare their portfolios to deal with increased cashflow requirements.
The Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has urged the government to introduce new extra duties on big private companies and directors to prevent another BHS failure.
Sorca Kelly-Scholte says schemes need to start looking at making changes to investment strategies as they become cashflow negative.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) discriminated against younger judges by forcing them to leave their final salary scheme while protecting older judges, an employment tribunal has ruled.
Most respondents in last week's Pensions Buzz were not shocked by the revelation that thousands of DC schemes are breaching scheme return rules.
The Airways Pension Scheme (APS) trustees' decision to grant a discretionary increase would have very little effect on the security of members' benefits, an expert actuary has argued in the High Court.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes should be allowed to restructure benefits to sort out funding deficits, according to top UK pension funds in a poll by Sackers.
Airways Pension Scheme (APS) trustees used the threat of discretionary increases to try to get British Airways (BA) to maintain a funding schedule and recovery plan based on the Retail Price Index (RPI), the High Court has heard.
Tata Steel UK's intention to close the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) to future accrual has been "raised" in discussions with unions, according to a lawyer close to the matter.
Sainsbury's has seen the shortfall of its defined benefit (DB) scheme increase to £1.1bn by 24 September following a "significant" fall in discount rates.
The government has rejected the accusation it gave advice to former workers at the UK Atomic Energy Agency when it was privatised two decades ago.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will consider giving The Pensions Regulator (TPR) additional powers should they be needed, pensions minister Richard Harrington says.