The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a consultation to clarify how the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) should treat transferred-in defined benefit (DB) entitlements when calculating compensation.
The call for input comes after the High Court last year disagreed with the PPF Ombudsman that transferred-in benefits from an old employer to a new employer should be aggregated when calculating PPF compensation....
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