TRUSTEE funding demands could scupper merger and acquisition deals as increases in interest rates and market volatility hit dealmakers, PricewaterhouseCoopers warns.
The financial services giant said increased market volatility over the past month had increased scheme deficits as equity markets and bond yields had fallen. It added it was becoming a lot more expensive...
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