The number of FTSE 350 defined benefit (DB) plans which are cashflow negative has increased from 50% to 57% over the course of the year according to Hymans Robertson.
IAS 19 is the accounting standard many sponsors use to make disclosures about their defined benefit schemes in their records. But a report from Lincoln Pensions argues IAS 19 is not good enough. Michael Klimes investigates.
John Lewis Partnership's defined benefit (DB) deficit has increased to £1.5bn as the company reveals a 15% profit fall for the second half of the year.
Lack of pension saving and lingering debts will mean many employees over 50 will be forced to put their retirement plans on hold, according to research by Aviva.
Figures show contribution rates fell between 2014 and 2015, amid concerns people could have to work until their 80s. Kristian Brunt-Seymour asks if legislative measures are the answer.
A considerable gap remains between public and private sector employer and employee contribution levels according to data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
Nearly half of employers do not have a strategy in place to deal with an ageing workforce according to research from Hargreaves Lansdown.
Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF) will close its defined benefit (DB) scheme to future accrual and instead introduce a 30% defined contribution (DC) rate for members.
The majority of employees who contribute up to 5% of earnings into pensions face a significant gap between their actual and desired retirement income according to Punter Southall Aspire.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) will pay ten years' worth of pension contributions into its defined benefit (DB) plan by March following IAS-driven changes to its accounting policies.
Two thirds of people are receiving employer contributions of less than 4% according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Fairline Boats has entered administration after being accused of missing three months of contributions to worker's pensions.
Fairline Boats has been accused of missing three months of pension contributions for its 468-strong workforce.
This year's Autumn Statement saw planned increases to AE minimums delayed by six months. Helen Morrissey is not impressed.
The Pensions Ombudsman (PO) has ordered a company to pay £500 to a member of its pension scheme who suffered "considerable distress" because of missed contributions.
Schemes should focus on increasing contributions rather than squeezing costs if they want to improve member outcomes, according to BT's head of pensions.
The Budget freedoms have encouraged more people to start saving into a pension. However, how do we help them save enough asks Richard Parkin.
Blue chips have halved deficit payments since 2012
Colette Christiansen looks at the issues surrounding de-risking.
The vast majority of schemes with valuation dates between September 2014 and September 2015 will need to consider extending recovery periods and increasing contribution rates, The Pensions Regulator says.
Wolseley UK's Neil McCawley speaks to Michael Klimes about its award-winning DC and auto-enrolment strategies.
Young people could be hit disproportionately by the pension freedoms being introduced in April according to Baroness Jeannie Drake.
Ikea has topped up long-serving employees' pension pots by more than £1,000 each as part of a €200m (£157m) bonus scheme.
Pensions minister Steve Webb has put annuity reform at the top of his wish list should he remain in post after the election.