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FAB Index sends us all a happy Christmas!

BAE adopts sensible funding approach as FAB Index hits all time high. BAE Systems has announced it is adopting an “asset-led” funding approach, enabling it to maintain its funding deficit at 2014 levels and continue to provide defined benefit (DB) … Continue reading

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FAB Index provides voice of reason

  FAB Index provides voice of reason amid wild speculation on future life expectancy First Actuarial’s Best estimate (FAB) Index remained relatively stable in April, showing a month-end surplus of £287bn across the 6,000 UK defined benefit schemes. The FAB … Continue reading

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Doesn’t pension freedom extend to Defined Benefits?

The debate about the assumptions we use to decide the state of our defined benefit schemes is in full swing. On the one hand you have those, like John Ralfe who use an approach which ensures that there’s always enough … Continue reading

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