Royal Mail experience shows CDC is a good news pension story

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Con Keating says the Royal Mail pension story is a rare piece of pension good news. And there are a number of major listed firms watching developments in CDC closely.

After what seems like an eternity, there is a good news pension story: Royal Mail. Since the Communications Workers Union and Royal Mail reached agreement on their proposed new pension scheme, the ...

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