Over the past two months, gilt yields have risen significantly with benchmark 30-year gilt yields rising from 2.96 on 1 May to 3.60 on 28 June due to expectations of the start of monetary policy normalisation and the confirmation that US Federal Reserve will reduce quantitative easing with a view to completing this in 2014.
But what effect has this rise in yields had on schemes? How have liabilities and funding levels reacted to this change? Asset liability mis-match Aon Hewitt principal and actuary Paul McGlone...
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