Covenant assessment

Helen-Mary Finney, Aon Hewitt, explains the new regulatory guidance on assessing and monitoring the employer covenant
Is a covenant risk bubble developing in the defined benefit landscape? – wonders Darren Redmayne, Lincoln Pensions
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...
The Regulator’s latest code of practice introduces new objectives for assessing the strength of a scheme explains Jane Beverley, Punter Southall
Are trustees doing all they should when it comes to monitoring the strength of the employer covenant? Allison Plager reports
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...
Reviewing the employer covenant is a serious undertaking. Financial journalist, Allison Plager reports
The covenant comparison is key to pension plan buyouts, says Akash Rooprai, Mercer
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...
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published additional guidance on monitoring the employer covenant for consultation. TPR’s internal controls have also been revised. Bill Galvin, acting chief...