Pensions deficits have become more affordable to blue chip companies despite almost doubling in size this year to £70bn, research finds.
KPMG's 2011 Pensions Repayment Monitor found that more than three quarters of FTSE100 companies could clear their IAS19 pensions deficit from discretionary cash flow within three years. However, the...
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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