In June we hosted early morning forums to look at the White Paper from an employer’s perspective and to consider the potential implications. Jane Ralph, Associate, discusses the views of the attendees and the positives for employers.
Mandatory organisational gender pay reporting was the Government’s attempt to bring the issue of differences in pay between men and women into the open.
Let’s get something straight: a pension is not a strategy. We explain why retirement planning strategies should be about more than just pensions, providing practical solutions on how to tackle a looming retirement crisis.
Wellbeing is high on the agenda for businesses in the UK – but half of employers don’t feel like they are dealing with mental health effectively.
DB pensions report an overall deficit decrease of £22bn for the first time in recent history. We’ve delved deeper to understand what this means for the FTSE100.
This is our first annual survey of US companies which have a UK subsidiary with a defined benefit (DB) pension scheme.
The CMA has announced its provisional decision on reforms for the supply and acquisition of investment consultancy and fiduciary management services. David Clare, Head of Fiduciary Management Oversight, details what this means for trustees.
Nasir Shah joins Barnett Waddingham as an associate and consulting actuary, and will be supporting a range of general insurance companies across a variety of areas.
Following the latest round of exam results from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), we’re delighted to announce nine newly qualified actuaries.
The new LGPS (Scotland) Regulations came into effect in June, in response to a previous consultant which had closed in January. Following the lead of the recent LGPS (Amendment) Regulations this new regulation introduces the possibility of an exit credit.
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).
You spend a long time building up a pension fund that is big enough to support you throughout your years in retirement. The choices you make about how and when you draw benefits from your pension fund will determine how much value you get out of it.
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.
A pension scam warning about how we saved two SSAS clients £100,000 without them doing anything - because our signature was needed to action the transaction.
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.
Our headcount has passed the 1,000 mark; a significant milestone for us. Through our growth, we stand ever stronger as one united team - allowing us to always go beyond the expected for our clients.
As a trustee, are you aware of what the biggest risks are to your pension scheme? Risk management expert, Chris Ramsey explains the importance of contingency planning for DB pensions schemes.