UK - Pension schemes are becoming more aligned to flexible benefit programmes because of the migration to DC arrangements, a leading consultant argued.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson head consulting practice Neil Brennan told delegates at the NAPF’s annual conference, Glasgow, if a firm wants its pension scheme integrated as part of a flexible benefits plan, with DC schemes you can have more flexibility because individual contribution levels are not fixed.
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