A survey of smaller firms has revealed the introduction of personal accounts and auto-enrolment is likely to herald a widespread levelling down of existing provision. Jonathan Stapleton investigates
Last week, The Association of Consulting Actuaries published the first part of its in-depth smaller firms pension survey report. The report – which polled 394 firms with 250 or fewer employees – made...
A buyout tool which provides schemes with up-to-date pricing and comparisons between insurers has been launched by JLT Employee Benefits.
The DB white paper sets out plans to review the funding regime, with 'prudent' and 'appropriate' possibly redefined. But James Phillips asks if this could this signal a return to an MFR-like approach?
The trustees of GKN's pension schemes have agreed a package of mitigation measures that would improve funding to a "more prudent level" if Melrose's offer is accepted by shareholders next week.
While the new powers are welcome, most respondents doubt it will make a difference to the outcomes for members, Pensions Buzz respondents say.