Bond allocations for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes in the FTSE 100 have soared from 49% to 59% of total assets in just six years.
JLT Employee Benefits which released the figures said bond allocation rose by £25bn to a record level in the year to 30 September 2015. The average asset allocation to bonds increased from 56% to 59%...
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