WSB questioned 200 key benefits decision makers in businesses about their experiences dealing with employee benefits consultants. Owain Thomas explores the results.
At a glance: Benefits professionals see qualitative advice and customer service as the most important factors when choosing a consultant Cost of services and innovation are ranked as the least important...
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