A HIGH Court challenge to mandatory retirement ages could have "radical consequences" for businesses and their pension schemes, lawyers warn.
Retirement lobby group Heyday claims the MRA clause in the new age discrimination regulations allows employers to force staff to retire at 65 and enables firms to refuse to employ anyone over that age....
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