Reported deficits of FTSE 350 defined benefit (DB) schemes could be set for a 20-fold increase if an EU-wide holistic balance sheet (HBS) is introduced, warns Barnett Waddingham.
The consultancy said shortfalls revealed on an HBS could hit £400bn if the most prudent of the six options under consideration was adopted. Aggregate deficits on an accounting basis stood at £20bn at the...
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