defined contribution scheme

  • 1defined 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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  • 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-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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  • 4defined contribution — UK US adjective [before noun] HR ► used to describe a pension arrangement in which the amount paid into the pension plan is fixed but the value of the pension that is received may change, according to how the money in the plan was invested: »a… …

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  • 5defined-contribution — UK US adjective [before noun] HR ► used to describe a pension arrangement in which the amount paid into the pension plan is fixed but the value of the pension that is received may change, according to how the money in the plan was invested: »a… …

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  • 6defined-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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  • 7defined-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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  • 8contribution notice — A financial obligation requiring the payment of a sum of money to a defined benefit scheme. The liability is imposed by the Pensions Regulator on one or more employers or other persons associated or connected with them if, on or after 27 April… …

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  • 9Defined 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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  • 10defined-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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  • 11defined-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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  • 12hybrid 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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  • 13DB 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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  • 14DC scheme — defined 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… …

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  • 15money purchase scheme — Also known as a defined contribution 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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  • 16money-purchase scheme — Also known as a defined contribution 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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  • 17occupational pension scheme — superannuation A pension scheme open to employees within a certain trade or profession or working for a particular firm. An occupational pension scheme can either be insured or self administered. If it is insured, an insurance company pays the… …

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  • 18occupational pension scheme — Under the Pension Schemes Act 1993, an employer can contract out of the SERPs element of the state pension scheme (hence qualifying for contracted out rebate on National Insurance Contributions) by means of an occupational pension scheme. There… …

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  • 19occupational pension scheme — superannuation A pension scheme open to employees within a certain trade or profession or working for a particular firm. An occupational pension scheme can either be insured or self administered. If it is insured, an insurance company pays the… …

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  • 20money-purchase pension scheme — A defined contribution pension scheme as opposed to a defined benefit pension scheme …

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