defined benefit scheme

  • 1defined benefit scheme — (DB scheme): An occupational pension scheme or other retirement benefit scheme which promises the member a defined level of benefit on death or retirement. Employer s contributions have then to be determined from time to time so as to cover the… …

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  • 2defined-benefit scheme — (DB scheme): An occupational pension scheme or other retirement benefit scheme which promises the member a defined level of benefit on death or retirement. Employer s contributions have then to be determined from time to time so as to cover the… …

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  • 3defined contribution scheme — (DC scheme) Also known as a money purchase scheme. A pension scheme where the benefits payable to an individual member are calculated by reference to contributions paid in to the scheme in respect of that member increased by the investment return …

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  • 4defined benefit — UK US adjective [before noun] ► HR used to describe a pension arrangement in which the value of the pension is fixed, and usually decided by the length of time you worked for a company and the salary that you earned: »a defined benefit… …

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  • 5defined-benefit — UK US adjective [before noun] ► HR used to describe a pension arrangement in which the value of the pension is fixed, and usually decided by the length of time you worked for a company and the salary that you earned: »a defined benefit… …

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  • 6Defined benefit pension plan — For the defined contribution pension plan, see Defined Contribution Pension Plan. In economics, a defined benefit pension plan is a major type of pension plan in which an employer promises a specified monthly benefit on retirement that is… …

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  • 7defined-benefit pension scheme — DB scheme An occupational pension scheme in which the rules specify the benefits to be received on retirement and the scheme is funded accordingly. The benefits are normally calculated on a formula incorporating years of service and salary levels …

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  • 8defined-benefit pension scheme — DB scheme An occupational pension scheme in which the rules specify the benefits to be received on retirement and the scheme is funded accordingly. The benefits are normally calculated on a formula incorporating years of service and salary levels …

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  • 9defined benefit plan —    A type of occupational pension in which the pension provision is defined (e.g., a fixed monthly amount for each year of service) and guaranteed. The employer has to make up the difference if the scheme fails to perform as well as expected.… …

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  • 10employer-financed retirement benefit scheme — (EFRBS) Introduced by the Finance Act 2004, the new term for a funded unapproved retirement benefit scheme (FURBS)or an unfunded unapproved retirement benefit schemes (UURBS) since 6 April 2006. An EFRBS does not count as a …

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  • 11defined benefits lump sum death benefit — Introduced by the Finance Act 2004, a registered pension scheme that is a defined benefit scheme may pay a defined benefits lump sum death benefit on a member s death. The scheme administrator must test the payment against the member s lifetime… …

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  • 12scheme-based levy — One of the levies that the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) may raise in order to fund its operations. The scheme based levy is one element of the pension protection levy. It reflects the number of members in an eligible defined benefit scheme and… …

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  • 13benefit — See security proceeds Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary * * * ▪ I. benefit ben‧e‧fit 1 [ˈbenfɪt] noun 1. [countable] a good effect or advantage that something has, for example a product or service: • We will focus our marketing message… …

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  • 14defined-contribution pension scheme — DC scheme A pension scheme in which the benefits are based on the value of the contributions paid in by each member. The rate of contribution is normally specified; the amount of pension an individual will receive will depend on the size of the… …

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  • 15defined-contribution pension scheme — DC scheme A pension scheme in which the benefits are based on the value of the contributions paid in by each member. The rate of contribution is normally specified; the amount of pension an individual will receive will depend on the size of the… …

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  • 16DB scheme — defined benefit scheme (DB scheme): An occupational pension scheme or other retirement benefit scheme which promises the member a defined level of benefit on death or retirement. Employer s contributions have then to be determined from time to… …

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  • 17career average revalued earnings scheme — / CARE scheme A type of defined benefit pension scheme (defined benefit scheme) in which the member s pension at retirement is calculated using their average salary over the entire period of their service with the employer. In making the… …

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  • 18CARE scheme — career average revalued earnings scheme / CARE scheme A type of defined benefit pension scheme (defined benefit scheme) in which the member s pension at retirement is calculated using their average salary over the entire period of their service… …

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  • 19hybrid scheme — An occupational pension scheme that is neither a pure defined benefit scheme nor a pure defined contribution scheme. Hybrid schemes usually have different sections in which members accrue benefits on either a defined benefit or defined… …

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  • 20Financial Assistance Scheme — (FAS) The scheme set up by the government to provide financial help for members of defined benefit pension schemes (defined benefit scheme) who have lost out because their scheme was underfunded when it wound up. To qualify for help, the scheme s …

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