Defined benefit (DB) schemes fell back into deficit on aggregate over December as gilt yields and asset returns fell, the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has said.
At the end of 2018, the combined funding level of 5,450 schemes was 98% with a deficit of £31.9bn on a section 179 basis, compared to 100.9% and a surplus of £14.3bn in November. Some 3,271 schemes...
Lane Clark & Peacock partner Steve Webb has called on the treasury to relax rules which could act as a barrier to people aiming to rebuild their pension pots when the Covid-19 crisis is over.
Market volatility means inaccurate CETVs
Nearly £1m lost already
Break in contributions not ruled out
Adds £60m of assets
Up to £2,500 a month