A shortage of AA corporate bonds is leading to inconsistencies in the way FTSE350 companies calculate defined benefit (DB) deficits, Hymans Robertson says.
The firm said the lack of AA corporate bonds is the cause as the yield forms the discount rate used to calculate liabilities under the IAS19 accounting standard. Since the financial crises, a raft of...
Retirees could benefit from more sustainable income and higher death benefits by including guaranteed income in the asset mix of their portfolios at retirement, according to research by Milliman.
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Employers whose dividend to deficit recovery contribution (DRCs) ratios fall outside the "normal range" should expect to see higher regulatory scrutiny, although no fixed ratio will be set.