GLOBAL - Schroder Investment Management has predicted war with Iraq is 80% likely, adding "the question mark still remains over participants, strategy and timing."
The fund manager said the progress report of chief weapons inspector Hans Blix, which was due on 27 January, “may start the countdown to war.”
Schroders attaches a 60% probability to a “quick strike scenario” and 20% probability to prolonged conflict.
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Collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes will need clear and transparent governance frameworks, as well as effective communication strategies, to be a success, the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has been told.
The aviation sector's constant evaluation of mistakes to improve safety should be applied to defined benefit schemes, as too many are making the same mistakes again and again, latest research shows.
A month of strikes are due to hit 64 universities from tomorrow over major reforms to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).