Companies with defined benefit (DB) schemes restating 2012 accounting figures to reflect IAS19R will show a reduction in pre-tax profits by around £5bn, Towers Watson warns.11 Jun 2013
The on-going volatility in defined benefit scheme funding continues as £11bn was added to FTSE350 deficits over March, research from Mercer shows.08 Apr 2013
Scheme deficits remained largely unchanged over the last year despite gains in asset prices, Pension Protection Fund research says.08 Jan 2013
FTSE350 defined benefit deficits rose 11% during November but funding ratios remained stagnant at 90%, a Mercer survey shows.10 Dec 2012
Scheme sponsors are facing growing pressure to make higher contributions at the same time as their ability to support defined benefit obligations remains depressed, warns PwC.26 Nov 2012
Schemes heavily invested in equities faced a torrid May as Eurozone uncertainty created havoc in the stock markets, KPMG says.06 Jun 2012
Scheme deficits are higher than a year ago despite £20bn being ploughed into pension funds by sponsoring employers, Mercer data shows.04 Apr 2012
The programme for the Pensions and Benefits Show, which takes place on 12-13 June at ExCel in London, has now been unveiled.
WSB has launched the Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards 2013 - the only award event to recognise both employer and provider excellence.
The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks 2013 report is developed from an annual survey of over 1,000 experts from industry, government, academia and civil society who were asked to review a landscape of 50 global risks.
Aviva has successfully supported employers through staging and implementation of auto-enrolment. Thankfully, none have needed the thornbush, and none have come close to the cliffs, but all have struggled at times with the enforced downhill speed toward their staging date. So what have we learned so far?