A rarely-used insurance product guarantees the payment of DRCs in the worst-case scenario. James Phillips asks if it is appropriate for DB schemes
Accreditation will reduce the number of sole-trader professional trustees, this week's Pensions Buzz respondents say.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is seeking applications for three non-executive directors, with an aim to appoint a compensated member to the position for the first time.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will not conduct any further investigation into Johnston Press after its defined benefit (DB) scheme was pushed into Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment last year.
This week's top stories included Cardano announcing plans to acquire Now Pensions from a Dutch pension fund later this year.
Smaller schemes may be eligible for a levy reduction but are failing to fill out a simple application form, the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has said.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has reappointed Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) to model insolvency risk for its levy calculations, replacing Experian.
The combined funding level of the UK's 5,450 defined benefit (DB) schemes increased by 60 basis points (bps) over January, latest Pension Protection Fund (PPF) data reveals.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) compensation cap will rise by £1,014 from April, the lifeboat fund has confirmed.
Trustees lack expertise, time and resources to develop effective communications on technical pensions issues and need professional help, a major review of the British Steel saga has concluded.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes fell back into deficit on aggregate over December as gilt yields and asset returns fell, the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) says.
This week's top stories were the merger of the guidance bodies, and the PPF's hopes to begin payments to its members receiving less than 50% of their benefit entitlements.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) hopes to conclude compensation payments to its members receiving less than 50% of their original benefit entitlements between April and summer this year, so long as it can collect the necessary information.
The Pension Protection Fund has published its final levy rules for 2019/20 following a consultation launched in September.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes ended November in an aggregate surplus position for the first time since 2011, according to Pension Protection Fund (PPF) figures.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is "working closely" with government contractor Interserve and the trustees of its defined benefit (DB) pension schemes, it has confirmed.
This week's 103 Pensions Buzz respondents were equally split on whether the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is right to launch the dashboard on a voluntary participation basis, as was announced on Monday.
Significant risk remains in the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) universe, despite higher funding levels, the lifeboat says as it launches its 2018 Purple Book.
This week's top stories included KPMG facing a disciplinary tribunal over its work in the Silentnight pensions case, and a proposal for simplified defined benefit structures
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) are probing the sale of Johnston Press as concerns are raised over the impact on the publishing house's pension fund.
Purna Bhudia looks at how the PPF's investment strategy has evolved, especially in the area of credit
Around 5,000 members of the Johnston Press Pension Plan are expected to enter the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) following a pre-pack administration (PPA) by its sponsor.
The combined funding level decreased by just over four percentage points by the end of last month to 93.6%, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) latest update.
Smith and Williamson's pensions assurance team has been appointed to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) updated audit services panel.