LCP’s latest ‘Accounting for Pensions’ report revealed that UK FTSE firms paid five times more in dividends than in pensions contributions. 

But what does this mean? Should firms be reducing their dividend payments, or is there another solution to the deficit problem? In episode four of PI in a Pod, Sara Benwell speaks to one of the authors of the report, Bob Scott, to find out more.

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