The Pensions Ombudsman (PO) has experienced a 240% increase in the number of new investigations opened in relation to suspected pension liberation.
Its annual report for 2014/15, published on 2 July, showed it opened 177 pension liberation cases last year compared to 52 in the previous 12 months. Most liberation complaints were about delayed or...
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