Barnett Waddingham's Andrew Roberts has been appointed chairman of The Association of Member-Directed Pension Schemes.
He takes over from Rowanmoor's Robert Graves. On his appointment, Roberts said "I am pleased to be given the opportunity to represent the members of AMPS and to continue the good work of my predecessors....
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