As the crisis drives up corporate bond yields, Phil Cuddeford explores the issues for scheme sponsors to consider when communicating their schemes’ accounting positions
Trustees and scheme sponsors should avoid significant pension actions until proposed changes to RPI inflation methodology become clearer, Lane Clark & Peacock says.
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 looming court decision on gender equalisation of pension schemes could hit FTSE 100 profits by up to £15bn, Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP) says.
Pension schemes at the UK's 100 largest listed companies had a combined accounting surplus of £4bn at the end of 2017, Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) analysis suggests.