Finance

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 inauguration of Trump has cancelled out the effects of Brexit for UK DB schemes. The collective UK Defined Benefit (DB) pension scheme deficit is back below £790bn, from an all-time high in...
Over £30bn of liabilities will be insured in 2017, through buyins, buyouts and longevity swaps, according to Willis Towers Watson. This will be a return to the levels of activity observed in 2014 (£...
The aggregate deficit of the 5,794 schemes in the PPF 7800 Index has increased to £223.9bn at the end of December 2016, from a deficit of £194.7bn at the end of November 2016. The funding ratio...
The accounting deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes for the UK’s 350 largest listed companies fell from £149bn at the end of October to £127bn on 30 November 2016 according to Mercer’s...
Legal & General Group Plc (Legal & General) has completed a £1.1bn pension buyout for the Vickers Group Pension Scheme – part of the Rolls-Royce Group – covering over 11,000 members. This is...
The total UK defined benefit deficit now stands at  £825bn, having gone down  by £35bn since the US election result. It is also down by over £200bn from a record high of over £1 trillion in August...
The aggregate deficit of the 5,945 schemes in the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) 7800 Index has decreased to £328.9bn at the end of October 2016, from a deficit of £419.7bn at the end of September...
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has confirmed that following a complex investigation it has formally begun enforcement action to seek redress on behalf of the BHS pension schemes and their 20,000...
Relaxing legislation: will the government take a steely approach? Asks Alison Hills, Wedlake Bell