UK - The Pensions Regulator has today confirmed it will continue to assess the health of defined benefit schemes with the use of funding triggers to help it prioritise its workload.
The new funding approach follows an industry-wide consultation launched in October 2005 after the Regulator set out its initial framework. The triggers were designed to allow trustees and employers to...
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