The shift in shopping habits has generated fear as retail property values continued to fall throughout November, CBRE has found, causing concern for pension funds invested in the sector.
The aggregate risk across defined benefit (DB) schemes in the FTSE 100 has fallen by almost a quarter since 2017 but 12.5% are still at risk of failure, research suggests.
The Pension Protection Fund is meeting the challenges of a fast growing member base by insourcing services and adopting new technologies. Stephanie Baxter speaks to chief customer officer Sara Protheroe
The Pension Protection Fund has seen its funding level improve by 1.2 percentage points, after enjoying above target returns in a year when it took on pension schemes of big corporates like Carillion.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has published its first official guidance on how it expects companies seeking company voluntary arrangements (CVAs) to set out their proposals.
Struggling children's retailer Mothercare has announced plans to overhaul its store portfolio through a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA), by closing 50 shops and negotiating reduced rents.
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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.
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).
Toys R Us may have to pay around £9m into its defined benefit (DB) scheme so its restructuring deal can be agreed by the Pension Protection Fund (PPF), according to reports.