The secretary of state's powers to intervene in the local government pension scheme (LGPS) will only be used where justified, according to the local government minister.
Speaking this morning at the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's local authority conference, MP Marcus Jones tried to give funds some reassurance after the powers have "been paraded as attack on...
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