Asset-backed contribution structures (ABCs) have been with us for some time.
Marks & Spencer was one of the firms to put one of these arrangements in place, seven years ago (PP Online, 23 January 2007), using real estate occupied by the retailer. Since then more than 60 ABCs...
This week's top stories included Legal & General acquiring MyFutureNow to provide a dashboard service to customers, while also agreeing a hybrid buy-in with a Hitachi scheme.
NEST has signed up to the government-backed Star Initiative, taking all of its 8 million members' pension pots with it.
It is perhaps inherently difficult to find an agreed definition of value for money, but some methodologies could act as a stopgap, argues Jonathan Stapleton.