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    1. April 29, 2016

      BHS: A dealmaker’s debacle

      Just before his 63rd birthday in March last year, and with a very big sigh of relief, Sir Philip Green sold his shares...

    2. April 29, 2016

      Pensions chiefs to give evidence on impact of BHS collapse

      The UK pensions regulator has defended its role in regulating the underfunded BHS pension scheme as it prepared to be...

    1. April 27, 2016

      PPF rejected BHS pension offers

      BHS’s owners made two offers to plug the company’s £571m pension scheme deficit in the past three months — but both...

    2. April 27, 2016

      BHS set to be Pension Regulator’s toughest battle

      An investigation by the Pensions Regulator into the shortfall in BHS’s scheme is expected to be one of the UK...

    3. April 27, 2016

      Government sees little value in BHS action

      As David Cameron visited Port Talbot this week to discuss a potential rescue plan for Britain’s steel industry, the...

    4. Fast FT

      April 26, 2016

      MPs to examine BHS pensions deficit

      The UK’s work and pensions committee has said it will investigate the potential fallout of rescuing pensioners at BHS,...

    5. April 25, 2016

      BHS collapse sparks pensions probe

      The UK pensions regulator is investigating events around the collapse of BHS after the retail chain fell into...

    6. April 25, 2016

      BHS and the demonisation of Philip Green

      The collapse of BHS has all the attributes of a contemporary morality tale. Sir Philip Green washed his hands of the...

    7. Fast FT

      April 25, 2016

      Pensions Regulator to probe BHS

      The UK Pensions Regulator says it will investigate the collapse of high-street retailer BHS. In a statement, it said:...

    8. Fast FT

      April 25, 2016

      Opening Quote: BHS blues, Rexam and Snoozebox

      BHS is sliding into administration, Rexam‘s takeover is almost in the can, Snoozebox‘s CEO has quit. FT Opening Quote,...

    9. FT Alphaville

      April 25, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      BHS is sliding into administration, Rexam’s takeover is almost in the can, Snoozebox’s CEO has quit. FT Opening Quote,...

    10. April 10, 2016

      Tata Steel is a heavy burden for the Pension Protection Fund

      Tata Steel’s decision last month to offload its UK operation has raised serious concerns about the fate of the UK...

    11. March 23, 2016

      BHS prepares for crunch vote on future

      BHS creditors vote on Wednesday on a restructuring plan to prevent the retailer being forced into administration. The...

    12. Fast FT

      March 23, 2016

      BHS edges closer to potential rescue

      BHS, the department store chain that was sold by Sir Philip Green for £1, improved its chances of walking away from...

    13. March 13, 2016

      BHS plays dangerous game with PPF pensions gamble

      When a bank gets into serious but not yet fatal trouble, one option for its bosses is to do what is known colloquially...

    14. March 11, 2016

      BHS tests Pension Protection Fund

      If you last visited BHS when it was called British Home Stores, you are not alone. Last March Philip Green decided he...

    15. March 9, 2016

      BHS staff face immediate cuts to pensions

      Thousands of people who worked at British Home Stores under Sir Philip Green are to be told of immediate cuts to their...

    16. March 8, 2016

      Regulator should make Sir Philip dig deeper in BHS pensions haggle

      It is high noon for the Pensions Regulator and Sir Philip Green. At stake is how much the retail entrepreneur should...

    17. March 6, 2016

      Pension Protection Fund in talks with BHS

      The Pension Protection Fund is in talks with Sir Philip Green and British Home Stores that could see the lossmaking...

    18. February 7, 2016

      Third more pension funds invest in infrastructure

      A third more pension funds invested in infrastructure last year, as cash-strapped governments around the world sought...

    19. January 10, 2016

      UK pension funds pile pressure on fund houses

      Many of the UK’s largest pension schemes plan to increase the size of their internal investment teams and reduce their...

    20. December 13, 2015

      1,000 defined benefit pension plans ‘unlikely’ to pay in full

      About 1,000 private-sector pension schemes, including 25 of the largest in the UK, are “highly unlikely” to pay their...

    21. October 4, 2015

      London Pensions Fund Authority to take half of assets in-house

      The influential London Pensions Fund Authority intends to take up to half of its assets away from external fund...

    22. October 4, 2015

      Pension Protection Fund: UK pensions lifeboat turns to piracy

      The Pension Protection Fund, the UK government-backed compensation scheme, has become known as the lifeboat for...

    23. July 12, 2015

      Greek crisis prompts unusual pension problem

      The Greek crisis has caused huge uncertainty for global financial markets, but it has created an unusual problem for...

    24. June 14, 2015

      Trafalgar House Pension Trust hits back at ‘zombie’ allegation

      Trafalgar House Pension Trust has hit back at what it calls “misleading and ill-informed” criticisms of the scheme’s...

    25. June 14, 2015

      UK’s Pension Protection Fund takes asset management in-house

      The UK lifeboat for capsized corporate pension plans is to reduce its reliance on external fund managers at a time when...

    26. June 7, 2015

      Zombie scheme haunts the Pension Protection Fund

      Should the new chief executive of the UK pensions regulator take a tougher line on approving the restructuring of...

    27. May 22, 2015

      Funding shortfall for final salary pensions worsens

      Funding shortfalls in many defined benefit pension schemes are expected to have worsened despite £44bn of extra...

    28. May 5, 2015

      Lufthansa: senior discounts

      The big news in Lufthansa’s first-quarter results on Tuesday was not planes, but pensions: the German airline group’s...

    29. February 10, 2015

      UK company pension deficits hit £370bn high

      Pension deficits at UK private companies have ballooned to a record £367.5bn — prompting calls for policy makers to...

    30. January 11, 2015

      UK final salary pension returns rise, but so do shortfalls

      UK final salary pension schemes notched up average returns of 11 per cent last year, well above their actuarial...

    31. November 30, 2014

      Monarch Airlines pension fund reduced to a pauper

      The UK’s Pension Protection Fund is likely to take one of its largest financial hits to date from the Monarch Airlines...

    32. November 28, 2014

      More employers trying to dump UK pension schemes

      The number of companies attempting to dump expensive staff pensions they no longer want to pay for is on the rise,...

    33. November 18, 2014

      Successor company to UK Coal to become a property developer

      The conversion of Britain’s once mighty coal mining industry into a property developer should complete early next year....

    34. November 16, 2014

      Monarch’s ex-owner warns of hard times ahead

      Monarch Group, the travel airline business rescued from the brink of collapse, faces a huge task in its new guise as...

    35. November 16, 2014

      CDC pensions will work only if strictly regulated

      The UK’s House of Commons is currently considering the bill to set up collective defined contribution pensions. This is...

    36. October 24, 2014

      Monarch Group sale saves 2,500 jobs

      The sale of travel business Monarch Group has been agreed, saving 2,500 jobs. The Mantegazza family, owners of Monarch...

    37. October 6, 2014

      Pension Protection Fund backs down over move to tighten rules

      The UK’s safety net for company pensions has backed down in an attempt to tighten the rules on how much employers must...

    38. September 1, 2014

      Appeal to save Wedgwood collection

      One of the most important ceramics collections in the UK will be broken up and sold off in three months unless a public...

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