SCHEME trustees must assess sponsor covenants regularly to understand funding risks, Standard & Poor's says.
The ratings agency said while many trustees were getting to grips with assessing the covenant they needed to realise these assessments needed to be upgraded frequently. S&P head of pension services...
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
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