New funding rules for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes risk forcing all schemes into a ‘one-size-fits-all straitjacket’, leading to potential employer insolvencies in some cases, LCP has warned.
In July, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) published its consultation on new regulations for DB scheme funding, whereby schemes would be required to have long-term plans set out in a funding and investment strategy
Ross Trustees has acquired Clark Benefit Consulting (CBC) Pension Services for an undisclosed sum
Bulk annuity insurers are currently reporting the “strongest pipeline of annuity auctions for some years” and pension schemes may need to compete harder amid insurer capacity concerns, according to Aon’s latest UK Risk Settlement Bulletin
More than one in 20 (7 per cent) workplace pension holders plan to reduce their contributions to help them weather the cost-of-living crisis, analysis from Barnett Waddingham has found
Just Group has published guidance for trustees preparing for bulk annuity transactions, with the aim of helping them ‘box clever’ amid rising demand
Understanding the importance of diversity is one thing, putting diversity into practice is another. Francesca Fabrizi speaks to some of the pension firms that are leading the way with their diversity and inclusion strategies, to assist those who are looking to learn from their peers