Buyouts would be a bad deal in over four-fifths of liability de-risking exercises, latest Punter Southall research reveals.
The consultant's report - The End Game? - An analysis of the bulk buy-out market & other de-risking solutions - suggested in 84% of cases a buyout would increase the cost of providing pension benefits....
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is seeking "improved" powers to set a schedule of contributions in defined benefit (DB) schemes in the government's upcoming white paper, it has revealed.
New regulatory rules which require providers and advisers to produce annuity illustrations will not solve the problem of consumer detriment as they are "fundamentally" flawed, according to Retirement Advantage.
Paul Budgen is set to join financial technology and auto-enrolment (AE) firm Smart Pension as director of business development.
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