Defined benefit (DB) schemes are set to rid themselves of more than £300bn of liabilities between 2019 and 2021 as they continue to mature, Mercer predicts.
The investment consultancy said a combination of payments to aging members, bulk annuity deals, member transfers, and tax-free lump sums would lead to the significant figure. The consequence is that...
One of the most serious problems with GDP is that it fails to measure the impact of economic growth on the planet's finite environmental resources. As economist Kenneth Boulding once put it: "Anyone who believes that exponential growth can go on forever...
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