Profit warnings spike 69% among DB sponsors

2021 year-end saw a jump despite overall warnings remaining lower than in 2020

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Profit warnings spike 69% among DB sponsors

A 69% spike in profit warnings was recorded among UK-listed companies with defined benefit (DB) pension schemes between the third and fourth quarter of 2021, according to EY.

However, the auditor found profit warnings remained subdued throughout 2021 compared to the preceding year. EY analysis has found companies with DB pension schemes accounted for 27% of all profi...

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