More needs to be done to speed up DB to DC transfers but, as Jonathan Stapleton says, more also needs to be done to protect members.
The introduction of Freedom and Choice in 2015 led to a surge in the number of defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution transfers with, according to the Office for National Statistics, around £100bn...
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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.