The ousting of EMI trustee chairman Ian Smellie after a disagreement with the sponsor highlights a fundamental flaw in pension scheme governance, Trustee GAAPS claims.
The trustee search and selection firm said schemes' trustee boards often have very little real independence from the employer, which is supposed to guarantee the schemes' health. Consulting director...
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