Defined contribution (DC) and contracted-out rights will be allowed to be transferred without member consent under regulations soon to be introduced.
Also, sponsors of multi-employer schemes will get some reprieve as a new debt arrangement is introduced to alleviate the immediate section 75 burden often faced when ceasing to be an active employer. ...
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