Defined benefit (DB) schemes could have an aggregate surplus by 2021 under Pension Protection Fund (PPF) projections, its strategic plan for 2018 to 2021 reveals.
While the new powers are welcome, most respondents doubt it will make a difference to the outcomes for members, Pensions Buzz respondents say.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are to be offered a new consolidator as the former chief of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) launches 'The Pension SuperFund'.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes saw a £21.1bn growth in their funding shortfall last month as both gilt yields and equities suffered falls, according to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
Breaking the closed-loop thinking in pensions is possible if we can change our collective mind-set, according to David Blake and Matthew Syed
A number of pension issues will be battled out in the courts over the course of this year. James Phillips rounds up the cases to watch out for and the potential consequences for the industry
Head of investment strategy Ian Scott speaks to James Phillips about the fund's insourcing programme, how it manages risk exposure, and how claims impact its strategy.
This week's top stories include articles about the CMI's latest mortality projections model and its accompanying report, which show a clear trend in life expectancy.
The UK arm of Toys R Us has entered administration just two months after a major restructuring deal was agreed with creditors including the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) to prevent the company going bust.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know if The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is taking the right approach by naming and shaming schemes which breach their auto-enrolment (AE) duties.
The PPF 7800 deficit was slashed in half last month as gilt yields rose. Victoria Ticha asks if this is the start of a longer trend
Ensuring British Steel workers were well-equipped to make a decision on their future pension provision was "afforded insufficient priority", and the regulator now needs to review the process, the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has said.
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.
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.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has provided little evidence of hard action despite being aware of problems at Carillion since at least 2008, Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman Frank Field has said.
The High Court has ruled that Wedgwood made an effective and valid decision when closing the Wedgwood Group Pension Plan (WGPP) to future accrual and ending the final salary link.
Carillion's 13 UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes had a combined £2.6bn buyout deficit upon its collapse on 15 January, according to an analysis for Sky News.
The UK's defined benefit (DB) pension schemes were 129% funded on a 'best estimate' basis on 31 December 2017, according to First Actuarial.
Carillion's 13 UK defined benefit (DB) schemes were added to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) watch list by autumn last year, the Financial Times reports.
Jonathan Stapleton says in light of the construction giant's collapse, the government must urgently tackle the issue of scheme funding.
This week's top stories included coverage of Theresa May's reshuffle, in which the Department for Work and Pensions was given its fifth secretary of state within two years.
Concerns over the potential imminent collapse of construction group Carillion has led to crisis talks over its 13 UK defined benefit (DB) schemes, according to reports.
Richard Favier says extending the 12-month period would result in a lot of companies seeking to pass their pension debts to the PPF
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has reached a settlement with Toys R Us - a move that has paved the way for an agreement to be reached on the firm's Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA).