The number of FTSE 250 companies moving to a master trust is set to increase over the next two years, according to research by Willis Towers Watson (WTW).
FTSE 100 risk settlement transactions have reached £70bn as a third of these firms remove longevity risk, according to Aon.
FTSE 100 employer contributions to defined contribution (DC) schemes have increased from an average of 6.4% in 2018 to 7.1% this year, according to Willis Towers Watson.
Over half (55%) of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) schemes could buyout with an insurer within the next 10 years, according to Barnett Waddingham.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has called on FTSE 100 companies to meet with pension schemes to discuss their reporting of employment models and working practices.
Potential changes to accounting standards and increased pressure on companies to accelerate contributions could worsen FTSE 100 scheme funding by up to £100bn, according to Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP).
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.
Some 53 FTSE 100 sponsors made "significant" deficit recovery contributions (DRCs) to their defined benefit (DB) schemes over the year to 31 March 2018, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
The aggregate risk across defined benefit (DB) schemes in the FTSE 100 has fallen by almost a quarter since 2017 but 12.5% are still at risk of failure, research suggests.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes sponsored by the UK's 100 largest listed companies saw their combined funding level improve by 10 basis points during September, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
The UK's 100 largest listed companies saw their combined defined benefit (DB) funding level fall by 80 basis points during August, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
Almost two-thirds of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) pension schemes invest more than 50% of their assets in bonds, according to a report by JLT Employee Benefits.
UK headline dividends have declined for the first time since 2015, falling 2.1% in the second quarter of 2018, according to the latest quarterly dividend monitor from Link Asset Services.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know whether the amount of criticism leveled at The Pensions Regulator recently is warranted, and whether default funds are fit for purpose.
UK inflation fell to 2.7% in February 2018 from 3% a month earlier, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has confirmed, a larger decline than analysts expected.
John Walbaum asks if we have forgotten the realities of equity markets and questions whether recent market falls are part of a longer-term collapse.
Industry voices outrage over salary disconnect after research shows how much FTSE 100 top bosses earn over the average worker.
The total cost of pension liabilities at the UK's 100 largest public companies increased from £586bn to £681bn last year, according to research.
The Investment Association is to run a register for the government, naming and shaming those firms which have been subject to shareholder revolts over executive pay.
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Helena Morrissey, head of personal investing at LGIM, has been appointed a dame in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for improving diversity in financial services.
Taylor Wimpey has appointed Hymans Robertson as third-party administrator of its pension scheme after an open tender.
Master trusts are increasingly becoming the defined contribution (DC) vehicle of choice for FTSE 350 companies as they ditch trust-based schemes.
The Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) and GKN Group have approved a £190m buyout in one of the first de-risking deals of 2017.