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Towers Perrin survey finds transfer of pensions risk to employees

Consultant Towers Perrin believes that British companies are offering their employees more benefit choices including pensions than they did six years ago.


According to its recently published &#39The Benefits Package for the Future&#39 there has been a gradual improvement in flexibility and a general transfer of responsibilities for benefits to employees since 1992


The survey found that in 1992 about 49 per cent of companies believed that future benefit coverage should be flexible and reflect employees&#39 own tolerance risk. In 1998 the percentage had risen to 81 per cent.

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