The deficit of FTSE350 defined benefit pension schemes stands at £163bn with £100bn of the deficit shared by just 20 firms, Hymans Robertson says.
Data from its penSAFE report - which measures the risk defined benefit schemes pose to sponsors and was launched yesterday - highlighted the distortion in reported IAS19 deficits caused by the credit crunch....
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