- Published on: 31-01-2020
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The deficit of UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes has increased by over £100bn since the start of the year, rising to £290bn at the end of March, according to the latest PwC Skyval Index.
The index noted however, that whilst this was a “significant increase” from the £170bn recorded at the start of the year, it had still not reached levels seen in late summer of 2019, having reached £340bn at the end of August 2019
The People’s Pension (TPP) will introduce a combination charge structure, which it says will make it “fairer and futureproof” against the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic
The accounting position of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes in the FTSE 350 swung from a £68bn deficit at the end of February 2020 to a surplus of £10bn on 31 March, Mercer has revealed
PLSA head of DB, LGPS, and standards, Joe Dabrowski, outlines what DB scheme trustees should be focusing on in these uncertain times
Legal & General (L&G) announced that its global pension risk transfer business has secured £261m of pensioners’ benefits across eight transactions in March
Francesca Fabrizi interviews Nick Burns, CEO, Gallagher’s Employee Benefits Consulting Division, U.K about the UK pensions industry and asks why the time for change is now
Francesca Fabrizi meets Lee Clements, director of SRI research at FTSE Russell, to discuss climate change risk in investment portfolios
Laura Blows speaks to Laird R. Landmann, group managing director and co-director of fixed income at US-based TCW, about the opportunities TCW can provide for UK pension funds
Laura Blows talks to the Society of Pension Professionals president, Paul McGlone, about both the industry's and the society's latest developments.
Alex Mitchell, Head of Tracing & Data Solutions at Capita, meets Francesca Fabrizi, Editor in Chief of Pensions Age to discuss recent trends in the pensions tracing space
Francesca Fabrizi meets Craig Scordellis, Head of Long-Only Multi-Asset Credit at CQS, to discuss what MAC strategies can offer pension schemes today