Pension funds would suffer from liabilities increasing further if the Bank of England buys gilts in another round of quantitative easing, Pension Corporation says.
The pension scheme de-risking specialist said purchasing more gilts would have "the biggest impact on scheme deficits" because it pushes down gilt yields and increases scheme liabilities. Pension Corporation...
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Members of master trusts will see greater protection as new rules for an authorisation regime and capital adequacy have been signed into law.
Royal Mail has offered its employees a cash balance defined benefit (DB) scheme as a compromise for closing its current career average DB scheme to accrual.
The question of the state pension age will not be answered before the snap general election, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has told PP.