More than half of finance directors in the UK are not getting a transparent valuation of their pension schemes, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers latest actuarial assumptions survey.
Although there has been a dramatic increase, from one per cent to 45%, in valuations based on market value over the last three years, the survey says 30% of actuaries still have no plans to stop using the simplistic system of valuation that ignores current market value and continues to discount future dividends.
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Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased costs
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