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....
This week's top stories include ITS' management buyout from Mercer, and The Pensions Regulator launching a probe into single-employer defined contribution schemes' default funds.
People retiring in the UK will on average outlive their pension savings by 10 years, according to research by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Steps to improve auto-enrolment are uncontroversial and obvious, but the government is dawdling on introducing the necessary changes, argues Jack Jones.
Professional trustees will be expected to apply for accreditation as part of a framework intended to be launched on 1 July by the Professional Trustee Standards Working Group (PTSWG).