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.
Brian Kilpatrick has been appointed as a trustee director at Law Debenture, in a bid to expand its trustee team.
The Marks and Spencer (M&S) Pension Scheme has insured around 15% of its pensioner liabilities through two bulk annuity insurance policies with Aviva and Phoenix Group.
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.
Only 11 companies in the FTSE 250 provide defined benefit (DB) pensions for a significant number of employees, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
The top stories this week were a decision from the Ombudsman, trustees at BHS and M&S announcing proposals to close its DB scheme to future accrual
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.
Stranded carbon assets, poor staff management and concerns over working conditions pose significant financial risks to companies, Standard Life Investments (SLI) warns.
The High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland has thrown out an application for judicial review of The Pensions Regulator (TPR) brought by the directors of Desmond & Sons.
Loan notes are becoming popular in asset-backed funding as pension schemes and sponsors increasingly use special purpose vehicles (SPVs) to reduce scheme deficits, lawyers say.
PP Scheme Excellence interviews: Jonathan Stapleton talks to Marks & Spencer’s Julie Parker-Welch about its AE master trust
Hannah Brenton meets Charles Counsell, the regulator charged with keeping employers in line with auto-enrolment.
Andrew Short explains what trustees will have to concentrate on to manage auto-enrolment.
Administering auto-enrolment is an "absolute nightmare" for large employers, according to Marks & Spencer.
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