More conservative mortality assumptions and accounting rule changes will make buyout a "no-brainer" for sponsors of defined benefit pensions, the Society of Pension Consultants says.
The trade body said proposals by The Pensions Regular plans to include mortality assumptions as a new “trigger” for funding plans would not have a major effect in isolation. But it warned massive numbers...
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Employers whose dividend to deficit recovery contribution (DRCs) ratios fall outside the "normal range" should expect to see higher regulatory scrutiny, although no fixed ratio will be set.
Investment consultants and fiduciary managers should expect a final decision on the investigation into the market to be published by the end of the year, the competition watchdog says.