Most commentators are suggesting that the election will be dominated by Brexit and the future of the United Kingdom outside the European Union. But there are many other domestic issues that the election campaign will also throw into focus.
The implications of Brexit are likely to affect almost every facet of the wider economy. Liam Mayne, associate at Barnett Waddingham, examines the potential issues that will arise for employers in relation to defined benefit (DB) pension obligations.
Question marks over our ability to predict the future provided two of the highlights of recent our annual pensions conference. Senior Partner Nick Salter explores...
‘Sole or joint?’ may sound like a classic ‘surf or turf’ choice in your favourite restaurant but the question can also be applied to the trusteeship of self-invested personal pensions (SIPP). Andy Leggett explains the significance in practical terms.
Our latest Current Issues in Pensions Financial Reporting newsletter details the key financial assumptions required for determining pension liabilities under the FRS102 (UK non-listed), IAS19 (EU listed) and ASC715 (US listed).
In this edition of our PerioDiC newsletter, we summarise the trustee, company, and other elements to be aware of which help with running a defined contribution (DC) scheme.
Barnett Waddingham are now working with Hettle Andrews, an independent firm of insurance brokers with Chartered Status, to put together an option for commercial property insurance - vital for any SIPP or SSAS invested directly in commercial property.
We are thrilled to have been named the Pensions Age Administration Provider of the Year at a splendid ceremony at the London Marriott in Grosvenor Square last night, among the great and the good of the pensions industry.
We are proud and delighted that our Small Self-Administered Scheme (SSAS) and Flexible Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) have been recognised by Moneyfacts in their Star Ratings for 2017.
This is our seventh annual survey of the assumptions adopted by UK universities for determining the value of their pension liabilities for accounting purposes.
Our ‘Generation WHY? study, now in its third year, highlights important generational attitudes and perspectives towards money matters as well as savings and how personal affluence affects outlook.
This survey looks at French companies, almost all of which are constituents of the CAC40 index, which have UK subsidiary companies with DB pension schemes. The survey covers 14 French companies with around £22.2bn of UK pension liabilities between them.
Without warning, new Government Actuary’s Department tables for capped drawdown suddenly appeared from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) on 18 January 2017. This case study reviews what impact changes to the GAD tables might have on 65 year old Donald.
Employer loan-backs are the unique feature of a SSAS. As the following case study serves to illustrate, SSAS loan-backs continue to offer an alternative source of finance for businesses, and an attractive investment for the SSAS member trustees.
ECITB appointed Barnett Waddingham in 2015 to provide member communication consultancy to their scheme members, relating to the proposed switch of future benefit accrual from the DB to DC section of their scheme.
Nick Griggs comments on The Pensions Regulator’s Corporate Plan 2017 – 2020, who hadve advised they will be acting “faster and more frequent” for the next three years, published today.
Milliman, the leading global provider of actuarial services, and Barnett Waddingham, UK’s largest independent provider of actuarial, administration and consultancy services, today announced a joint venture.
Uncertain retirement future for the UK due to shortfalls in financial education. As the Lifetime ISA (LISA) comes in to affect, Barnett Waddingham’s latest financial study reveals financial priority concerns and knowledge shortfalls amongst the UK.