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The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has today (Thursday) launched a consultation outlining how it intends to develop the Pension Protection Levy for the next three year period, or triennium, starting...
Full year 2016 volumes for pension buyins and buyouts (also known as bulk annuities) by UK pension plans totalled £10.2bn, according to LCP. This includes the £1.2bn buyin by Phoenix Life with its...
The government has published its response to its November consultation on Guaranteed Minimum Pension (GMP) equalisation and other contracting-out issues. Willis Towers Watson welcomes some of the...
One million defined benefit members are likely to explore their options over the next 10-20 years, writes John Hatchett, Hymans Robertson
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association has published the second report by its Defined Benefit (DB) Taskforce, ‘The Case for Consolidation. The report outlines how...
The accounting deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes for the UK’s 350 largest listed companies fell slightly from £140bn at the end of January to £137bn on 28 February 2017 according to...
The mounting cost of pensions is providing scope for previously unthinkable solutions, explains Anthony Hilton, Evening Standard
The BHS Pension Trustees have announced that a financial agreement with Sir Philip Green has been reached which gives members the opportunity to improve the benefits payable compared with the current...
A new Green Paper and consultation considering the security and sustainability of defined benefit pension schemes has been launched today. Member protection, funding and investment, scheme...
The Employment Tribunal has concluded in a case concerning the transitional arrangements for the 2015 Firefighter’s Pension Scheme that these arrangements did not discriminate on the grounds of age,...