UK - Watson Wyatt senior consultant David Harris has left the firm to launch his own consultancy, Tor Financial Consulting.
Harris – who spent seven years at Watson Wyatt – will be providing financial services organisations with advice on wrap systems platform designs, communication and education programmes, informed choice and compulsion.
He will also provide clients with insight regarding pensions developments in other nations and the likely impact they will have in the UK.
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers