For the first time in my life I have my very own garden. The only problem is I have no idea what to do with it. I imagine some people feel a similar sort of bewilderment when they think about their pension savings. James Jones-Tinsley explores.
You may need to obtain a reference from the London Stock Exchange, in order for the scheme trustees to carry on investing after 2 January 2018, because of new legislation. James Jones-Tinsley explores.
Pension Awareness Day is an award-winning campaign which aims to promote the importance of saving for the future. Malcolm McLean shares four possible ways to help improve the public awareness on pensions.
Answering the killer-question: How long does my drawdown fund need to last?
In our PerioDiC newsletter, we summarise the trustee, company, and other elements to be aware of which help with running a defined contribution (DC) scheme.
Our Pension Administration Technical Help highlights pensions news and legislation that pays particular interest to what we do in Pension Administration.
For the fifth consecutive year, Barnett Waddingham is delighted to have been named 'Highly Commended' in the Best SSAS Provider category at this year's Investment Life & Pensions Moneyfacts Awards.
We are delighted to announce receiving a ‘silver’ Investor in Customers (IIC) award for client relationship management in self-invested personal pensions (SIPPs) and small self-administered schemes (SSAS).
Today, Barnett Waddingham launches a creative agency, DrumRoll, to change the way employers communicate and engage with their workforce.
It has been a turbulent few years and our 7th annual report on the pension provision of the FTSE350 shows that 2016 was a particularly volatile year for the defined benefit (DB) pension schemes of the UK’s largest public companies.
Now two years into freedom and choice in DC retirement savings, for members of a DB scheme making the most of these flexibilities will involve transferring to a DC arrangement. We provide an update on the lay of the land.
The largest occupational pension schemes are an integral part of the UK economy. These schemes invest substantial amounts of capital in the wider economy and are responsible for the retirement wellbeing of a large proportion of the population.
We were appointed to advise a client with ~£400m of assets in 2015 and this case study sets out how we worked with the trustees and employer to ultimately reduce risk and increase expected returns while working towards an agreed objective.
We provide a regular funding and investment monitoring service to the trustees of a £40m scheme. We were asked to review the funding and investment strategies of the scheme, in particular with a view of reducing the risk of the deficit increasing further.
A client was looking to develop a financial management plan for the scheme, targeting a fully de-risked and liability matched investment strategy and moving on to buy-out. The plan aimed to strike a balance between reducing risk and business needs.
Barnett Waddingham has announced receiving silver in the Investor in Customers (IIC) award for client relationship management in self-invested personal pensions (SIPPs) and small self-administered schemes (SSAS).
The latest release from the Office for National Statistics shows how the income levels of retired households have changed over the last 40 years. Malcolm McLean, Senior Consultant at Barnett Waddingham, comments on the release.
An analysis by economists has found that more than a million women are worse off by an average of around £32 a week, as a result of the increase in the state pension age.