FTSE100 Companies Feed Shareholders Dividends While Pension Liabilities Spiral Upwards

Dina Medland writes:

The under-funding of pensions is a global issue, and one that keeps returning to the news with ‘corporate governance’ stamped all over it in bright red letters, as previously covered on Forbes. In Britain research out today shines a light on corporate priorities. With total pensions liabilities at £625 billion ($827 billion), FTSE100 companies were still able to pay four times as much in dividends in 2016 as they did in pension contributions.

Source: FTSE100 Companies Feed Shareholders Dividends While Pension Liabilities Spiral Upwards

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