We carried out a survey that relates to constituent companies of the Spanish IBEX and Italian FTSE MIB share indices that have UK subsidiary companies with defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.
The final transaction figures for 2017 confirmed total buy-in and buy-out business volumes have exceeded £10bn, with a combined market figure of £12.2bn for the year. Head of bulk annuities, Gavin Markham explores.
Investment pools have been given a target date of 1 April 2018 to be established formally. Melanie Durrant, of Public Sector Consulting, reports back from the LGC Investment Seminar.
Important and material information is easily lost in long, technical and “boring” actuarial reports. These are not only tedious to write, but cause report users to lose the will to live!
Did you know that one of the most significant trends emerging for employers who sponsor a DB pension scheme, was the rise in transfer values paid out to scheme members who have yet to draw their pension?
Now is a good time for companies with end of March or early April year-ends to consider how their pension scheme liabilities will impact their balance sheet – and it may not all be bad news.
Our latest blog discusses and comments on defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) transfer values, including analysis of ACA survey results.
In his latest blog, Tyron Potts, Associate and Head of Pensions Research gives an in-brief round-up of recent news for trustees.
Analysis and commentary on deficit reduction contributions (DRCs) versus dividends for FTSE350 companies with a DB pension scheme
On Friday 17 November, Universities UK (UUK) said that they want all staff in the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) to earn only defined contribution (DC) benefits going forward. Paul Hamilton shares his expertise on the matter.