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Out of the several defined benefit (DB) schemes that the infrastructure company sponsors, its liabilities from the Railways Pension Scheme increased the most over the year by £100m. This more than offset...
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It is perhaps inherently difficult to find an agreed definition of value for money, but some methodologies could act as a stopgap, argues Jonathan Stapleton.