Smiths Group has struck a fourth buy-in for its TI Group Pension Scheme, in a £170m deal with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) that takes its total insured liabilities to more than £800m.
The deal, in which Mayer Brown and Aon Hewitt advised the trustees, comes after the firm has spent a decade reducing risk in the TI scheme and the Smiths Industries Pension Scheme (SIPS). Trustee chairman...
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