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  1. July 8, 2012

    Pension deficits soar at big companies

    The total pension deficit at the UK’s largest companies has more than doubled over the past year, hit by falling bond yields...

  2. August 9, 2011

    Pension schemes hit by volatility

    Turbulent markets have played havoc with the finances of the UK’s corporate pension schemes. One key official measure has...

  1. August 5, 2011

    Fall in pension funds expected

    Savers in final-salary pension schemes have seen thousands of pounds wiped off the value of their funds by a rule change...

  2. August 2, 2011

    UK company pension deficits tumble

    The aggregate pension deficit at the UK’s largest companies has more than halved over the past year, thanks to rising asset...

  3. August 4, 2010

    Spending rises on defined benefit pensions

    FTSE 100 companies increased their annual spending on defined benefit pension schemes by 50 per cent to £17.5bn ($27.9bn) in...

  4. August 5, 2009

    FTSE 100 pension schemes fall to record deficit

    The financial crisis has plunged the pension schemes of FTSE 100 companies into a record deficit, forcing cuts in benefits...

  5. August 4, 2009

    Record deficit for FTSE 100 pension schemes

    The financial crisis has plunged the pension schemes of FTSE 100 companies into a record deficit, forcing cuts in benefits...

  6. June 21, 2009

    Yell examines its debt options

    Yell has warned that it may need to have the terms of its debt eased for a second time as a result of “increasingly...

  7. June 9, 2009

    Merrill veteran Wigley to be Yell chairman

    Bob Wigley, the veteran Merrill Lynch banker, has been appointed chairman of Yell Group as the directories company seeks to...

  8. June 9, 2009

    Letting out a Yell

    Former Merrill man Bob Wigley will see many familiar faces on the Yell board where he is taking over from Bob Scott as...

  9. June 8, 2009

    Wigley to take chair at Yell

    Bob Wigley, the veteran Merrill Lynch banker, is to become chairman of Yell Group as the directories company seeks to...

  10. May 21, 2009

    Scott steps down as chairman after scrutiny from shareholders

    LAWYERED BY JULIA Yell Group has appointed headhunters to find a replacement for its chairman Bob Scott, write Tim Bradshaw...

  11. May 20, 2009

    Yell begins hunt for new chairman

    Yell Group has appointed headhunters to find a replacement for its chairman Bob Scott. The directories group said on...

  12. April 2, 2009

    Brown pledges support for embattled Myners

    Gordon Brown pledged support for his embattled City minister yesterday, as the opposition renewed calls for Lord Myners to...

  13. April 2, 2009

    McKillop's move spares BP his blushes over RBS

    Sir Tom McKillop, ex-chairman of Royal Bank of Scotland, won't receive much gratitude for doing the honourable thing and...

  14. April 2, 2009

    Brown pledges support for embattled Myners

    Gordon Brown pledged support for his embattled City minister on Wednesday, as the opposition renewed calls for Lord Myners...

  15. April 1, 2009

    Gold mine dispute seen as test case for Indonesia

    Around Indonesia in 180 Days would be a suitable title for the latest foreign investor soap opera to emerge from south-east...

  16. April 1, 2009

    McKillop’s move spares BP his blushes over RBS

    Sir Tom McKillop, ex-chairman of Royal Bank of Scotland, won’t get many thanks for doing the honourable thing and retiring...

  17. March 18, 2009

    Myners drags others into fray

    City minister Lord Myners put up a fight in response to the punches thrown by aggressive Labour MPs yesterday and didn't...

  18. March 18, 2009

    MPs blame Myners for pension blunder

    Lord Myners, City minister, was yesterday accused of being "bloody naive" after he admitted waving through Sir Fred...

  19. March 18, 2009

    The ministerial dog that did not bark

    Do you think anyone in Whitehall told Paul Myners about that bit in the ministerial code that talks about "the overarching...

  20. March 18, 2009

    City minister 'naive' over RBS pension

    Lord Myners, the UK government's City minister, was yesterday accused of being "bloody naive" after he admitted waving...

  21. March 17, 2009

    The ministerial dog that did not bark

    Do you think anyone in Whitehall told Paul Myners about that bit in the ministerial code that talks about “the overarching...

  22. March 17, 2009

    MPs criticise Myners over Goodwin pension

    Lord Myners, City minister, was on Tuesday accused of being “bloody naive” after he admitted waving through Sir Fred...

  23. March 4, 2009

    Goodwin action could start 'in weeks'

    Legal action against Sir Fred Goodwin or others implicated in the near-collapse of Royal Bank of Scotland and HBOS could be...

  24. March 3, 2009

    Goodwin action could start ‘in weeks’

    Legal action against Sir Fred Goodwin or others implicated in the near-collapse of Royal Bank of Scotland and HBOS could be...

  25. February 27, 2009

    Attention turns to Myners’ role in Goodwin row

    Sir Fred Goodwin has grown accustomed to being the frontman for a discredited generation of British bank chiefs, but even he...

  26. February 27, 2009

    Goodwin stands firm over his £16m pension

    Sir Fred Goodwin, former RBS chief executive, refused to bow to government pressure to hand back some of his £16m pension...

  27. February 27, 2009

    War of words breaks out over Goodwin's retirement pot

    Sir Fred Goodwin's pension arrangements were at the centre of a war of words last night as the former chief executive of...

  28. February 27, 2009

    War of words over Goodwin's retirement pot

    Sir Fred Goodwin's pension arrangements were at the centre of a war of words last night as the former chief executive of...

  29. February 26, 2009

    Goodwin stands firm on £16m RBS pension

    Sir Fred Goodwin’s pension arrangements were at the centre of a war of words on Thursday as the former chief executive of...

  30. February 7, 2009

    RBS slims down 16-strong board inbreak from past

    Sir Philip Hampton, the newly-appointed chairman of Royal Bank of Scotland, has cleared out a large portion of its board in...

  31. FT Alphaville

    February 6, 2009

    Out with the old

    Wave goodbye to Sir Fred Goodwin’s old regime. RBS’s new chairman, Sir Phillip Hampton, has taken a very dramatic the axe to...

  32. February 6, 2009

    RBS slims down board in break from the past

    Sir Philip Hampton, the newly-appointed chairman of Royal Bank of Scotland, has cleared out a large portion of its board in...

  33. January 20, 2009

    Culpability debate intensifies

    As the banking crisis worsened, the debate on the size, make-up and culpability of directors on the boards of UK banks has...

  34. January 19, 2009

    Culpability debate at RBS intensifies

    As the banking crisis worsened, the debate on the size, make-up and culpability of directors on the boards of UK banks has...

  35. January 7, 2009

    Pension limits could trigger ripple effect

    Marks and Spencer on Wednesday acted to cut the rate at which its retirement costs rise, in a decision likely to be imitated...

  36. August 28, 2008

    British Land chief in reckoning to succeed Goodwin at RBS helm

    Stephen Hester, chief executive of British Land, emerged yesterday as a candidate to succeed Sir Fred Goodwin at the helm...

  37. August 28, 2008

    Hester in reckoning to succeed Goodwin at RBS

    Stephen Hester, chief executive of British Land, emerged as a candidate to succeed Sir Fred Goodwin at the helm of Royal...

  38. August 28, 2008

    New faces at RBS point to further change

    The advent of three new directors at Royal Bank of Scotland brings the bank three steps closer to appeasing the unhappy...

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