This week’s top stories included the Marks and Spencer Pension Scheme completing two buy-ins, while the Work and Pensions Committee submitted an amendment to the Pension Schemes Bill.
The Marks and Spencer (M&S) Pension Scheme has completed two buy-ins with Aviva and Phoenix, insuring a total of £750m of benefits.
This week's top stories included The Pensions Regulator criticising Sir Philip Green's latest plans for the Arcadia pension schemes.
The Marks and Spencer Pension Scheme has completed buy-in deals worth £1.4bn with two insurers, mirroring similar transactions last year.
Various risks can have significant effects on DB scheme liabilities, but what should schemes prepare for? James Phillips reports on four investors' views on the biggest looming risks.
Marks and Spencer (M&S) has confirmed it will close its defined benefit (DB) scheme to future accrual in April 2017, following a three month consultation.
Marks and Spencer (M&S) has announced proposals to close its UK defined benefit (DB) scheme to future accrual as it sets out a turnaround plan for the business.
Marks and Spencer has reached an agreement with the trustees of its defined benefit (DB) pension scheme to increase annual cash contributions for future service by £15m.
Moves to erode self-serving behaviour within the pensions industry could backfire, M&S pensions strategy specialist Julie Parker-Welch has warned.
Marks and Spencer will halve annual contributions to its defined benefit scheme from £60m to £28m over the next three years, after its deficit shrunk to £290m.
The industry will fail to increase member engagement unless pensions professionals understand the difference between disclosure and communication, says Society of Pension Consultants chairman Roger Mattingly.
Keith Bray looks at the rise of the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum and explains how, by acting together, council pension schemes can maximise their influence as shareholders.
Administering auto-enrolment is an "absolute nightmare" for large employers, according to Marks & Spencer.