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.
The headline news is that the PPF is expecting to collect a total levy that is 10% lower than last year, reflecting the PPF’s strong financial position. So, what changes will there be and what do we need to do? The blog explores more.
Regulated apportionment arrangements are becoming more common as stressed employers look to cut ties with their pension scheme. We look at the settlement agreed with the Pensions Regulator for Hoover Limited.
Our annual review of the pension obligations of FTSE350 companies highlights the volatile environment in which many companies are operating.
As the UK enters a period of significant change, Finance Directors and Pension Managers need a dynamic DB (defined benefit) pension strategy that will be resilient in the face of changes in markets, whilst remaining cost effective over the longer term.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has released a consultation setting out its proposals for the 2018/19-2020/21 levy triennium. Overall the PPF’s proposals are intended to result in a fairer distribution of the PPF levy between pension schemes.
The decision to relax rules on the purchase of an annuity at retirement has revolutionised the DC landscape. Now, many non-pensioner members are exploring opportunities to transfer their final-salary benefits and avail of the flexibilities in a DC scheme.