UK set to switch to alternatives, report says; MPs' pensions fail transparency test; Bid talk surrounds Friends Provident as JC Flowers builds new stake
UK set to switch to alternatives, report says Financial Times (FTfm p4) UK pension funds will switch assets from equities to alternative investments in the coming year, according to the Lehman Brothers'...
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