Fears of deflation have been exaggerated since the 2008 financial crisis according to former Bank of England (BoE) monetary policy committee member Andrew Sentance.
Speaking at the Workplace Pensions Live 2016 conference, Sentence described deflation as "the dog which has not barked" as he expects inflation to rise to around 1% or 2% in the near future from its current...
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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.