Nearly half of FTSE100 companies with defined benefit pensions changed their mortality assumptions last year, research by Watson Wyatt shows.
The consultant said the changes, uncovered in a survey of pension disclosures in yet-to-be-published annual reports and accounts, would have added just over £6bn to FTSE100 scheme liabilities. Watson...
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