The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has abandoned plans to drop the unsuitable defined benefit (DB) transfer assumption as a result of concerns about unsuitable advice being given in the area.
In a policy statement published today, the FCA said its recent supervisory work had presented "significant evidence of unsuitable advice being provided". In a consultation released last June, the financial...
In this week's Pensions Buzz survey, we want to know whether or not you agree with Lord Myners' opinion that asset owners, such as pension funds, are substantially to blame for short-termism in business.
A typical defined benefit (DB) scheme was able to meet 92.9% of its accrued pension rights as of 30 September, according to Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).
The combined funding level decreased by just over four percentage points by the end of last month to 93.6%, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) latest update.