Motoring giant Ford has agreed to offer members of its UK defined benefit (DB) scheme the right to partially transfer their pension.
The £12.9bn Ford pension scheme will implement a 50% cash equivalent transfer value, based on 50% of an individual's pension and 50% of the maximum tax-free cash. This will be available for its 8,500 active...
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