Investment pools have been given a target date of 1 April 2018 to be established formally. Melanie Stephenson, of Public Sector Consulting, reports back from the LGC Investment Seminar.
Important and material information is easily lost in long, technical and “boring” actuarial reports. These are not only tedious to write, but cause report users to lose the will to live!
The current economic climate is causing economists to disagree wildly on the future. Head of Insurance, Scott Eason, reports from our Investment Conference.
With ongoing discussions in relation to the USS very much in mind, we're thinking about the challenges faced by those who want to provide DB benefits for the future, and the ways in which multi-employer schemes can affect different employers differently.
Whether you are a trustee running an occupational scheme, a company offering a master trust scheme or a contract-based scheme, these newsletters help to keep you up to date with elements relevant to your DC arrangement.
Pension rules now allow individuals to remain in drawdown for life. However, as you get older, or if your circumstances change, it is important to look at whether drawdown is still right for you.
Company assessment specialist AKG have awarded our SIPP business a rating of ‘B’ for the second consecutive year, meaning our financial strength has been deemed ‘strong’.
We are delighted to appoint Marcus Whitehead as our first Managing Partner to lead an ongoing programme of growth and development across the whole business – covering consultancy across risk, pensions, investment and insurance.
We are welcoming renowned consultant, Andrew Cattell, to DrumRoll to improve the ways that employers communicate and engage with their workforce.
An analysis of DB schemes in major Italian and Spanish companies with UK subsidiaries.
50% of employers are concerned that DC is not being used for its primary purpose
Why BWell 2017 questioned full and part time UK workers to determine the overall level of wellbeing and happiness in the workplace.
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.
Following the publication of the Government’s White Paper on protecting DB Schemes, Simon Taylor, Partner at Barnett Waddingham, welcomes tougher rules for rogue pension scheme sponsors and increased powers for The Pensions Regulator to enforce these.
It was confirmed that The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) are working together on a pensions regulatory strategy which will set out how they will work together in the pensions sector in the next 5-10 years.
ONS have released its latest data in relation to pension provision by the self-employed, Malcolm McLean, senior consultant at Barnett Waddingham believes these latest figures show the “how big the problem is.”