The widening range of inflation assumptions and discount rates used in pension scheme accounting could cause a headache for investors, warns a consultant.
Hymans Robertson's FTSE 350 Accounting Assumptions Survey revealed the growing spread of long-term inflation assumptions, with most companies using an inflation assumption below that implied by bond markets....
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The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is "working closely" with government contractor Interserve and the trustees of its defined benefit (DB) pension schemes, it has confirmed.
The industry has welcomed the Department for Work and Pensions' (DWP) consultation on defined benefit (DB) consolidation as a way to address scheme covenant issues.
BMO Global Asset Management has opened a UK fiduciary management business, promising a "truly open architecture" approach to deliver "better client outcomes".