The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has warned sponsors against prioritising dividend payments over contributions where there is a significant scheme deficit.
The watchdog said it would launch investigations where it believes defined benefit (DB) sponsors' contributions are too low while payments to shareholders suggest "the employer has greater affordability"....
A panel at this year's Trustee Senate discussed strains in the DB system and what can be done about them. Michael Klimes reports
The pension freedoms have had unintended consequences which should have been foreseen, Michael Johnson has said.
Respondents say there has been some success with automatic enrolment (AE) but members are still not saving enough.
This week's top stories include The Pensions Regulator barring three trusteeships, and the Competition and Markets Authority's investigation of investment consultants and fiduciary managers.