Sales of enhanced annuities rose by almost a third in 2008, Watson Wyatt says.
The consultant said sales of enhanced annuities - also known as impaired life annuities - rose by 31.9% in 2008 to £1.44bn and now account for over a quarter (26.7%) of annuities sold on the open market....
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