Martin Hunter says while new TPR powers will increase the burden on all DB employers, it isn't all doom and gloom
It's a tough time to be an employer of a defined benefit (DB) scheme. A small number of very high profile pension failures (BHS, Tata Steel, Carillion, etc) have focused media and political attention...
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