PUNTER SOUTHALL has launched a Pension Protection Fund assessment period service in a bid to help trustees manage the challenges of entering the lifeboat fund.
The actuarial, administration and investment consultancy firm said the service would offer specialist advice in areas such as section 143 actuarial valuations, individual advice for members, member communication,...
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