Funding deficits is still seen by trustees and sponsors as the most significant risk facing schemes, Metlife research shows.
The insurer's 2012 UK Pension Risk Behaviour Index found that the next biggest perceived risk factors were employer covenant, mismatches between assets and liabilities and meeting investment return targets....
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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