This week's top stories include news that Aon had launched and then abandoned talks with Willis Towers Watson over a potential merger.
Also, The Pensions Regulator published its annual funding statement with a tougher stance on dividends, and schemes with ‘Brexit Day' valuations were advised to review their options to cope with a possibly volatile market.
Aon has confirmed it will not make an offer for Willis Towers Watson after "preliminary" discussions with the global consultant.
The Pensions Regulator has warned trustees and employers against prioritising shareholder returns over paying down their defined benefit scheme deficit in its annual funding statement.
Sponsors and trustees of defined benefit schemes with 31 March valuation dates need to discuss their options given the clash with Brexit, according to Aon.
The Single Financial Guidance Body will be rebranded as the 'Money and Pensions Service', the government has announced.
Mercer Master Trust has sent off its authorisation application to The Pensions Regulator taking the total number of submissions received and awaiting response to 12.
PMI president Lesley Alexander and the institute's immediate past-president Lesley Carline talk about the challenges of Covid-19 and the opportunities and challenges the industry faces in the future.
XPS Pensions posted a 9% increase in revenues during the six months to 30 September – a rise driven by a number of large client wins.
Here they are - the winners of the 3rd annual Women in Pensions Awards...
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has warned that the UK’s “economic emergency has only just begun”, as he revealed that the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has forecast the economy will contract this year by 11.3% - the largest fall in output for more than...
The UK’s cumulative excess deaths figure for 2020 is higher now than at the previous peak of 64,600 recorded during the first wave of Covid-19, the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) says.