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PPF unlikely to raise annual levy Financial Times (FTCM p18) The Pension Protection Fund, the safety net for occupational pensions, is proposing to hold steady the annual levy it charges to schemes for...
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know whether or not you believe that business facing financial distress should be able to suspend their auto-enrolment contributions to avoid rising costs.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is consulting on proposals to charge a "risk reflective" levy for commercial defined benefit (DB) consolidation vehicles.
The funding gap across FTSE 350 schemes could be slashed by as much as £275bn if schemes look beyond traditional ways of creating value. Victoria Ticha examines how
There will be "many flavours" of defined benefit (DB) consolidators but consolidation will only be the right answer for a minority of schemes, Alan Rubenstein says.