Employer DC scheme contributions rise 40%

The average maximum employer and employee combined contributions for FTSE 250 firms increased to a record 14.8 per cent, while in the FTSE 100 this figure reached 17.4 per cent.


South East Water DB pension surplus rises to £25m

South East Water also revealed that it has secured funding to replace £311m of debt which matures on 30 September 2019, including £175m from US insurance companies and pension funds in the form of a private placement.


Women face £100k pensions gap

The report Facing an unequal future - closing the gender pensions gap was compiled by workplace pensions provider Now Pensions based on research conducted by the Pensions Policy Institute with data from the Office for National Statistics.


‘Tax On Society’: 75% Of Workers Have No Pension

The Central Bank report itself said that the low 35 percent response rate, with just 49 out of 140 existing and potential pension plan sponsors responding, “underscores the importance of concluding and activating the regulatory framework for private