UK - Firms' pension costs could be slashed by the government's moves to end age discrimination in the workplace, Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow claims.
Hewitt welcomed the changes but warned they could block the career paths of younger workers and have a serious effect on motivation.
Consultant Kevin Wesbroom said: “There is strong evidence globally that the combination of pure DC plans and poor equity performance is forcing employees to stay in work longer - they simply cannot afford to retire.”
Pension freedoms could generate as much as £1.9bn a year in tax revenue for the next 10 years, according to research by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI).
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has conceded it does not have "all the data we need to calculate" the impact of last month's ruling that some benefits may be unlawful.
A looming court decision on gender equalisation of pension schemes could hit FTSE 100 profits by up to £15bn, Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP) says.
Dutch custodian KAS Bank has created a fintech solution to help schemes save on costs and improve transparency of currency hedging strategies.