A QUARTER of the UK's top 100 companies now have a surplus in their pension scheme, latest figures from Deloitte reveal.
Actuaries at the financial services firm calculate the combined pension deficit of FTSE100 companies stands at £21bn – its lowest level for five years. And 25pc of firms have a surplus in their schemes...
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