Debenhams' defined benefit (DB) pension schemes will be "carrying on as usual" despite the department store chain falling into administration, the trustees have confirmed.
The struggling retailer had agreed a £200m refinancing lifeline with lenders at the end of March, which included support for its two schemes: the Debenhams Retirement Scheme and the Debenhams Executive...
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