Uncertainty surrounding a hung parliament will have a negative effect on scheme investments but could help reduce liabilities, Ros Altmann says.
The independent pensions consultant said a hung parliament would force asset prices lower. But she added that, despite falling asset prices, rising gilt yields were positive for schemes as they would...
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