The coronavirus pandemic is unlikely to curb pension scheme enthusiasm for buy-ins and buyouts, says Hymans Robertson.
Technology is at the heart of BA Pensions’ drive to help members and it wants to share that with others. James Phillips speaks to BA Pensions chief executive Fraser Smart.
Maggie Williams looks at whether chair's statements are having the desired effects, and what lies in their future.
HM Revenue and Customs has extended the deadline for the issue of final reconciliation data cuts due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Against a Covid-19 backdrop of deteriorating funding positions and reduced ability to pay DRCs, Alistair Russell-Smith looks at key actions for scheme sponsors.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is “pulling out all the stops” to help struggling employers during the Covid-19 crisis, although latest guidance may put trustees in a “challenging” position, the industry says.
In these unprecedented times, it is more important than ever that DC schemes have the right processes in place for governance, communications, and administration. Rona Train looks at what you need to be checking for.
While market conditions may have put a dent in your de-risking plans, there is still plenty of preparation you can do and opportunities to take advantage of, says Michael Abramson.
In the face of the coronavirus outbreak, Holly Roach looks at the contingency plans activated by key pensions administrators to ensure business continuity.
Hymans Robertson has launched a national assessment to measure levels of knowledge and understanding in Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS).
Institutional investors are continuing to flounder after the FTSE 100 opened the week down 8.72%, crashing into technical bear market territory.
The impact of coronavirus has added £100bn to defined benefit (DB) schemes in just one week, according to Hymans Robertson.
Here they are. The finalist lists for the UK Pensions Awards 2020.
As the number of Coronavirus cases continues to grow, Calum Cooper looks at the potential impact on DB scheme liabilities and sponsor covenants.
A significant increase in so-called ‘mega-transactions’ accounted for around two-thirds of the record-breaking bulk-annuity transfer volumes for 2019, Hymans Robertson analysis reveals.
Plenty of risk remains in the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) universe but the outlook on funding levels is positive, the lifeboat says as it launches its 2019 Purple Book.
Master trusts have enjoyed positive returns across the three investment journey phases but there are some “early signs of concern” emerging around risk profiles, a Hymans Robertson master trust report reveals.
Zurich has agreed to insure £800m of longevity risk for the pensioners of a FTSE 100-sponsored pension scheme.
Taylor Wessing has published a report gauging industry views on challenges associated with pensions restructuring. Kim Kaveh explores the findings
Over a third of defined benefit (DB) trustees have helped their members source financial advice in the lead up to their retirement, research shows.
Aggregate spending on defined benefit (DB) pensions has dropped from £19bn to £15bn in 12 months, according to Hymans Robertson.
The Aegon UK Staff Retirement and Death Benefit Scheme has secured a £144m buy-in with Phoenix, covering around a quarter of pensioner liabilities.
This week’s top stories include the approval of the settlement deal between British Airways and the trustees of the Airways Pension Scheme, and calculations that show pension schemes could save 20% if they move to a defined contribution master trust....
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has agreed a £750m bulk annuity transaction, converting a pensioner longevity swap held by the Scottish Hydro Electric Pension Scheme (SHEPS) into a buy-in.