Defined benefit (DB) transfer values fell from £236,000 at the end of December, to £231,000 by the end of last month, according to Xafinity Punter Southall.
The consultancy's monthly index tracks the transfer value that would be provided by an example DB scheme to a member aged 64, with a £10,000 annual entitlement from age 65, increasing each year in line...
This week's top stories included the Department for Work and Pensions issuing two separate consultations on the pensions dashboard and defined benefit consolidation.
A regime similar to that for defined contribution (DC) master trusts will be set up for regulating defined benefit (DB) consolidators under plans announced today.
Defined benefit (DB) superfunds that wish to enter the market must talk to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) about their plans before opening for business.