UK - Mercer Human Resource Consulting is to hold a discussion on the future of occupational pension provision tomorrow (May 2).
The seminar – which will be held at Newcastle United’s St James’ Park Stadium – is aimed at finance and human resource managers.
It will offer employers practical advice on controlling DB scheme costs, monitoring the effectiveness of DC schemes, and offering alternatives to pension funds.
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