The funding level of defined benefit (DB) schemes improved by five percentage points in March on the back of a reduction in mortality improvements, JLT Employee Benefits has estimated.
At the end of March, the combined deficit of all UK schemes was £172bn on the IAS 19 accounting measure, down from £270bn at the end of February, according to the firm's monthly tracker. Liabilities sat...
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