Andrew Meeson and Peter Spencer Bradley have been jailed for eight and half years each for their roles in a £5m pension tax fraud dubbed by a judge as "stealing money hand over fist".
An 11-strong jury unanimously found the pair guilty of claiming almost £5m in tax relief for a fictitious pension scheme (PP Online 5 March) after a two-month trial at Birmingham Crown Court. Meeson,...
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