The government should consider introducing more flexibility to auto-enrolment (AE) increases to reduce the risk of opt-outs especially post-Brexit, according to Hugh Nolan.
The Society of Pension Professionals (SPP) president said increases to workers' contribution rates in April 2018 and April 2019 could lead to a spike in people opting out. The government has set minimum...
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