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Welcome to the Pension Protection Fund

The Pension Protection Fund was established to pay compensation to members of eligible defined benefit pension schemes, when there is a qualifying insolvency event in relation to the employer and where there are insufficient assets in the pension scheme to cover Pension Protection Fund levels of compensation. 

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Latest News/What's New
PPF Comments on Completion of Monarch's Strategic Review and Restructuring Programme

27.10.14

PPF Comments on Completion of Monarch's Strategic Review and Restructuring Programme

Reaction to the news that the PPF and the Pensions Regulator have agreed a deal with Monarch that allows the company to continue trading.


PPF Publishes Further Valuation Guidance to Reflect Amended Definition of Money Purchase Benefits

16.10.14

PPF Publishes Further Valuation Guidance to Reflect Amended Definition of Money Purchase Benefits

Following its update of the section 179 guidance after the new definition of money purchase benefits came into effect, the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has updated its guidance on other types of valuation.

Purple Book Shows Risk Reduction has Slowed for Pension Schemes

30.10.14

Purple Book Shows Risk Reduction has Slowed for Pension Schemes

The ninth edition the Purple Book, published today by the PPF and the Pensions Regulator monitors the risks faced by 6,057, mostly private sector Defined Benefit (DB) pension schemes.


PPF Levy Consultation 2015/16 - Update

24.10.14

PPF Levy Consultation 2015/16 - Update

Some minor changes to our recent levy Policy Statement and a reminder about important upcoming deadlines.