Fears the new pensions regulatory regime would be too onerous have proved to be unfounded. As the new system enters its second year, the industry is still waiting for The Pensions Regulator to issue its first contribution notice or financial support direction.
TPR’s very presence has produced increased funding from a plethora of defined benefit schemes – but the regulator has not yet flexed its muscles. At some stage, it may well want to test the true extent...
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