In June, the FCA published their “Retirement Outcomes Review – Final Report”, which followed from the Interim Report they issued last year. Their Report was accompanied by a Consultation Paper, entitled “Proposed changes to our rules and guidance”.
Bull equity markets and rock bottom interest rates mean many employers are now looking to take control of their pension scheme investment strategy.
HM Treasury’s Open Consultation on Pension Scams was published on 5 December 2016. Amongst other things, it proposed that all cold-calls to consumers regarding pensions should be banned; potentially including e-mails and texts.
Our Beyond Pensions report reveals that UK employers care about the financial needs of their employees and want to help alleviate their financial stress, but are not hitting the spot.
After a number of difficult years, our 8th annual report on the pension provision of the FTSE350 shows that 2017 is hoping to be the turning point for the defined benefit (DB) pension schemes of the UK’s largest public companies.
This survey relates to Dutch companies, almost all of which are constituents of the AEX index, that have UK subsidiary companies with defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.
We are proud to announce the appointment of Paul Maguire as Investment Consultant to the charity and not-for-profits sector.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of experienced actuary, Barry McKay, as a new associate in the public sector team.
Barnett Waddingham, the UK’s largest independent provider of actuarial, administration and consultancy services, welcomes its new Head of Data Science to widen its expertise in line with the changing expectations of its clients.
Our 92nd edition of PATHways highlights pensions news and legislation that has particular relevance to what we do in pension administration.
Longevity is a topic of significant importance to defined benefit pension schemes and their actuaries. What can we learn from the latest research, what does it all mean for LGPS Funds - and why on earth does it have anything to do with shopping for shoes?
High earners could find themselves footing large tax bills as a result of reduced pensions annual allowance (AA) and llfetime allowance (LTA).
Using pension savings to purchase a commercial property to “leaseback” to a company, is often a useful way to provide that company with a welcome cash injection.
We have provided actuarial and investment services to a £20m pension scheme, whose sponsoring employer is a design and manufacturing company in the aerospace industry.
Limited companies may be liable to a Corporation Tax bill when selling commercial property. Similarly, an individual may incur a Capital Gains Tax (CGT) liability on corresponding gains.
Nick Griggs - Head of Corporate Consulting, talks about whether FTSE350 DB schemes have reached a turning point and how employers can take advantage of this opportunity.
BWell Financially offers bespoke financial wellbeing strategies that improve employee financial wellbeing and productivity.
How can trustees engage with pension administrator providers? Tom Cowley discusses with the PMI why the focus is on pension administration and what can be done to improve your DB scheme administration.