Finance Directors' Guide to Pensions
These newsletters highlight the areas that should be considered when setting the actuarial assumptions.
Our 2015 survey of FTSE350 companies with Defined Benefit Schemes provides useful insights into the impact DB schemes have on UK companies. Key findings include:
These and previous year's survey results can allow businesses with DB schemes to benchmark themselves against their peers.
Our annual survey of the key actuarial assumptions used by FTSE100 companies with a reporting date of 31 December can be a useful reference point for companies setting their own assumptions.
"61 FTSE350 companies increased payouts to shareholders and at the same time reduced deficit contributions. On the other hand, 51 FTSE350 companies adopted a seemingly more balanced approach and increased or at least maintained both shareholder payouts and contributions."