UK pension fund assets have grown by 8% a year over the last decade and at $2.4trn (£1.5trn) are now worth more than country's gross domestic product, research finds.
Towers Watson's Global Pensions Assets Study revealed that the UK remained the third largest pensions market - after the US and Japan - accounting for 9% of the $28trn total in the most developed markets....
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