Southern Water will be forced to cough up more money for its pension scheme earlier than planned after The Pensions Regulator (TPR) intervened in what it said was "unfair treatment" of the scheme.
Around £50m of additional money will be paid into the scheme over a shorter recovery plan period, with initial payments up to twice as much as detailed in the recovery plan following the scheme's 2013...
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has set out plans to use "new regulatory initiatives" with over 1,000 schemes as it aims to tighten its regulatory grip and boost member outcomes.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced it is delaying the provision of data that will enable pension schemes to confirm the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) benefits to pay to members until the end of the year.
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