The results of the first European-wide stress tests reveal the current macro-economic environment poses huge challenges for defined benefit (DB) schemes as they grapple with low rates and longevity increases.
The stress tests carried out by the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) showed a prolonged period of low interest rates would test the resilience of schemes. The EU watchdog...
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