THE UK government could face legal action in the European courts for permitting age-related pension contributions in the face of new EU age discrimination laws, a consultant warns.
The EU’s age discrimination directive, which comes into force on October 1, prohibits any discrimination on the grounds of age in employment practice. However, in its transposition of the directive...
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