Proposed changes to unit-linked investment rules will give smaller schemes easier access to wide range of assets, the Financial Services Authority claims.
The changes – outlined in an FSA consultation – will give schemes access to real estate investment trusts and collective investment schemes. Pension schemes hold £260bn of the £650bn unit-linked sector....
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