The combined funding level of the UK's 5,450 defined benefit (DB) schemes increased by 60 basis points (bps) over January, latest Pension Protection Fund (PPF) data reveals.
The lifeboat's monthly update for last month revealed the aggregate deficit had fallen from £31.9bn to £23.1bn on a section 179 basis used to calculate PPF benefits over the month. Assets increased...
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