The Pearson Pension Plan has agreed two buy-ins worth £1.2bn and has laid the groundwork for more bulk annuity contracts in the future.
The two deals - completed with Aviva and Legal & General (L&G) - each cover around 2,400 pensioner members, and a combined two-thirds of pensioner liabilities, and are split equally between the two insurers....
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