The UK economy delivered growth of 0.3% in the first quarter of the year, the final reading from the Office for National Statistics has confirmed, but revisions to previous readings mean there was no 'double-dip' recession.
The final estimate was broadly in line with market expectations, confirming May's reading. The GDP figure comes after a 0.3% contraction in Q4 2012, which some had feared would lead to another technical...
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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.