The proportion of defined contribution schemes which plan to reduce employer contribution levels as a response to auto-enrolment has increased over 2012, according to Aon Hewitt.
The human resources consultancy's survey of 119 schemes with staging dates from late 2012 to later 2014 found that one in three will cut employer contributions when AE hits. This compares to one in...
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