Scheme funding in the defined benefit (DB) universe has worsened, but the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) remains confident it can tackle the challenges ahead, it says as it launches its 2020 Purple Book.
Charlotte Moore looks at how the Covid-19 economic crisis will affect funding for schemes in differing amounts.
Coronavirus (Covid-19) has rattled investors of all kinds, but the market reaction poses some challenges unique to pension funds, Duncan Lamont writes.
The PPF's latest Purple Book reveals the significant underfunding challenges in the DB universe, and these will stay with us for the long-term, says Jonathan Stapleton.
Plenty of risk remains in the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) universe but the outlook on funding levels is positive, the lifeboat says as it launches its 2019 Purple Book.
As the PPF and Professional Pensions get ready to launch the 2019 edition of the Purple Book, Lisa McCrory explains how trustees and the wider industry can use the data.
Professional Pensions is hosting the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) to exclusively launch the latest edition of the Purple Book through a live webinar.
Predictions that LDI flows could peak as soon as 2021 have led to hopes of higher gilt yields. However, Stephanie Baxter finds there are many variables at play.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes have hit their best funding position since April 2014, according to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
Just 12% of private sector defined benefit (DB) schemes remain open to new members, according to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
Defined benefit (DB) schemes further upped their allocation to bonds in the year to March 2017, continuing a four-year trend, analysis by the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has found.