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Your annual financial health check

It is a great time to take a deep breath and do our own annual financial health check. The findings of Barnett Waddingham’s fourth annual “Generation WHY?” survey does just this; providing an insight into the financial wellbeing of the UK workforce.

FDs - time to look at reducing the risk in your pension scheme?

Now is a good time for companies with June year-ends to consider how their pension scheme liabilities will affect their balance sheet - despite recent falls in equity markets IAS19 funding levels are likely to have held up reasonably well.

The DB pensions white paper - a handy summary for employers

The Government published its much anticipated white paper ‘Protecting Defined Benefit Pension Schemes’ on Monday 19 March. Here we outline for employers the three main issues it addressed.

TPR’s 2018 funding statement - a risk management perspective

The Pensions Regulator released its 2018 annual funding statement, and once again risk management was high up its agenda. This is perhaps not surprising in light of recent high profile employer insolvencies and the resulting reduction in member benefits.

Exploring Southern Europe - UK subsidiary companies with DB pension schemes

We carried out a survey that relates to constituent companies of the Spanish IBEX and Italian FTSE MIB share indices that have UK subsidiary companies with defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.

Growing demand – how well are you positioned?

The final transaction figures for 2017 confirmed total buy-in and buy-out business volumes have exceeded £10bn, with a combined market figure of £12.2bn for the year. Head of bulk annuities, Gavin Markham explores.

Six Scottish tax rates offer little source of relief

Recently, HMRC released papers that reference 'relief at source' and the 'Scottish rate of income tax'. Both interrelated with each other, we explore the changes and the six Scottish tiers of income tax.

Keeping the LGPS affordable and accessible through austerity

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.

Saving lives – one report at a time…

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!

Two economists - three opinions!

The current economic climate is causing economists to disagree wildly on the future. Head of Insurance, Scott Eason, reports from our Investment Conference.

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