Smiths Group's TI Group Pension Scheme has insured £130m of pensioner liabilities with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), bringing the scheme's total insured liabilities to £1bn.
The deal is the second to be completed with PIC, following a £170m buy-in in 2013, and covers approximately 1,500 legacy benefits for pensioners and their dependents. The final salary scheme, which...
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