UK - Trade unions are calling for a one-day national strike over pensions.
The Public and Commercial Services Union and the National Union of Teachers have put forward the proposal at next week’s Trades Union Congress.
NUT principal officer Alan Walles said the aim was to put pressure on the government to end the pensions crisis.
But the National Association of Pension Funds said adding to employer costs was not the way to deal with the problem.
Enhanced powers for The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to prosecute and fine company directors who "wilfully or recklessly" put their defined benefit (DB) pension scheme at risk will be hard to enforce, commentators say.
Melrose has pledged to contribute up to £1bn to GKN's pension schemes as part of a final offer to acquire the engineering business.
Existing master trusts will be forced to pay £41,000 when applying for authorisation under the upcoming regime, the government has confirmed.
UPDATE 2 - DWP publishes DB white paper: Stronger powers for TPR, DB chair statements to be introduced
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will be given the power to fine company bosses who deliberately puts their defined benefit (DB) schemes at risk, the government has confirmed.