UK - A guide to the financial strength of companies offering with-profits policies has been published by the Wesleyan Assurance Society.
The guide explains in easy terms how with-profits policies are financed, the rules concerning free asset ratios and other technical terms and jargon.
Free copies of Wesleyan Guide to Financial Strength can be obtained by calling 0800 0680 680.
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