The Society of Pension Consultants has urged the European Commission to clarify whether all occupational pension schemes are exempt from its ban on gender-based annuity pricing.
The commission has issued guidance stating the directive outlawing the practice only covered private, voluntary insurance arrangements that were not linked to an employment relationship (PP Online 18 January...
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