The pensions deficit at Whitbread has increased by 40% from March to September according to its latest half-year results.
The deficit went from £288.1m as at 3 March to £403.5m as at 1 September on an IAS 19 accounting basis. The hospitality firm said the increase was down to the reduction in the discount rate from 3.70%...
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