Employer covenant

The Pensions Regulator today published new guidance for defined benefit (DB) scheme trustees on the development and implementation of an integrated framework for managing risk. Integrated risk...
Maralyn Thomas, Castle Pension Trustees, on the Regulator’s new guidance for assessing the ability of the covenant to support the scheme and employer growth
The FTSE 350 companies are carrying considerable financial risk within their defined benefit (“DB”) pension schemes  according to a new report from Lincoln Pensions. Lincoln Pensions estimates that...
Employer covenant risk remains the second overall most important risk faced by defined benefit pension schemes for the second year in a row with sponsors becoming increasingly concerned about the...
A rise in corporate restructuring due to challenging economic conditions will mean employers and trustees must be more vigilant in managing the employer covenant available to their pension scheme,...
A rise in corporate restructuring due to challenging economic conditions will mean employers and trustees must be more vigilant in managing the employer covenant available to their pension scheme,...
The impact of market turmoil on pension funding is likely to intensify the Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) efforts to ensure that regular monitoring of the covenant by trustees takes place, says Mercer...
Karina Brookes, PricewaterhouseCoopers, on the employer covenant
Monitoring the employer covenant is particularly important during this fragile economic recovery reports Allison Plager
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published final guidance for trustees to ensure there is adequate security for their pension scheme. This follows consultation over the summer and provides...