DB scheme funding remains stable despite pressures
Comes after UK inflation reached highest level in a decade in November
The review will assess whether current rules remain appropriate
A more inflationary environment over the medium term is likely to have profound implications in terms of how different asset classes behave and are correlated, and this will have repercussions for the way DC investment strategies are constructed.
Shamez Alibhai explores the nuances of property as an asset to protect against inflation
Con Keating argues that schemes need to prepare for some resurging inflation
Brexit may act as a ‘force multiplier’ alongside other global Covid-19 disruptions
The Bank of England (BoE) has voted unanimously to increase its purchase of UK government bonds by £150bn and to maintain rates at 0.1%, shunning rumours of a move towards negative interest rates.
The lifetime allowance is set to rise to £1,078,900 from April next year in line with the 0.5% inflation figure.