Just 12% of private sector defined benefit (DB) schemes remain open to new members, according to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
Meanwhile, just 47% remain open to future accrual, the lifeboat fund's Purple Book 2017 revealed - three percentage points down from the 2016 and the steepest fall since 2013 when there was also a three...
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