Around half of firms with defined benefit schemes have been forced to cut corporate investment in a bid to deal with deficits, latest Bank of England research shows.
The Bank of England's survey of 90 firms with DB schemes - conducted by its agents during April and May this year - found around half had reduced their planned investment as a result of their pension deficit....
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Nearly 60% of UK employers consider defined contribution (DC) master trusts to be the "most suitable" pension fund for their employees, according to research by Buck.
Companies which have tried to dodge their pension duties by changing their identities are being "hunted" by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) in a crackdown on non-compliance with auto-enrolment (AE).
Removing liquidity restrictions would enable DC funds to capitalise on the potentially higher and safer returns that DB schemes have benefitted from, says Patrick Marshall.