The Royal Mail Defined Benefit Cash Balance Scheme (DBCBS) has ended its first full-year with a £9m actuarial surplus, the company says.
As at 31 March, the scheme had £402m of assets and £393m of liabilities, based on a nominal discount rate of 2.2% and an assumption of 3.2% for the Retail Prices Index (RPI). The scheme was introduced...
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the November 2020 estimates on the various measures…
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