COMPANIES are increasingly bypassing trustees and advisers and hiring their own experts to come up with ways to run pension schemes, Insight Investment says.
Chief executive Douglas Ferrans said firms now considered scheme liabilities in the same way as any other on-balance sheet debt and were keen to manage it themselves. He added investment banks and...
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