UK - The department for work and pensions has reappointed Mercer Human Resource Consulting European partner Wendy Beaver to the Occupational Pensions Regulatory Authority's board.
Beaver’s reappointment – along with Aegon director of corporate development Laurie Edmans – to the five-strong OPRA board will be effective from April 1.
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