Britain's Pension Problem Just Got £100 Billion Worse

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  • Lower yields widen pension gap by 16 percent in one month
  • Plastics maker Carclo is latest to warn dividend is in danger

Inside the Rising Pension Gap at U.K. Companies

U.K. pension deficits surged by 100 billion pounds ($131.4 billion) in August, as the gap between company set-asides and their obligations to retirees ballooned by more than 16 percent in a month.

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