BUYERS of UK companies should be aware that FRS17 does not reflect the true economic cost of any pension liabilities they might be taking on, delegates heard.
Mercer Human Resource Consulting consultant and actuary Matthew Demwell said the significance of pensions in mergers and acquisitions has increased during the last 10 years. He added there was anecdotal...
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