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...
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
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