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Blog: December 2015 Archive

Six pillars of employee wellbeing: support

In the fourth week of this blog series, Carl Chapman discusses the six pillars of employee wellbeing - an ethos that derives from the idea that employee performance is linked to six key areas of wellbeing in the workplace. Week four: support

Six pillars of employee wellbeing: health

In the third week of this blog series, Carl Chapman discusses the six pillars of employee wellbeing - an ethos that derives from the idea that employee performance is linked to six key areas of wellbeing in the workplace. Week three: health

PRA view on look-through reporting brings some Christmas cheer

With firms still working on Solvency II reporting requirements, the PRA sets out its expectations with regards to reporting of look-through information.

Climate change - the impact on insurance

On 29 September 2015 Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, gave a speech at this year’s City Dinner in the Lloyd’s building. He discussed the ways in which climate change is likely to affect the insurance sector.

Secondary annuity market – game on!

The government has released its response to the secondary annuity market consultation which ran earlier this year. We summarise the response and consider what it means for insurers, potential investors and consumers.

An early Christmas present from EIOPA

Following pressure from UK insurers (largely through the ABI), an external review of EIOPA’s fundamental spreads was conducted during November 2015.

Six pillars of employee wellbeing: financial security

In the second week of this blog series, Carl Chapman discusses the six pillars of employee wellbeing - an ethos that derives from the idea that employee performance is linked to six key areas of wellbeing in the workplace. Week two: financial security.

Financial Services Compensation Scheme – why the reduction in deposit protection?

Currently, SIPP and SSAS trustee deposits with banks and building societies are guaranteed and protected up to a limit of £85,000 under the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). That limit is reducing to £75,000 with effect from 1 January 2016.

TPR Guidance: Integrated Risk Management

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has today issued regulatory guidance for trustees and employers, intended to help develop an Integrated Risk Management (IRM) approach to scheme funding.

Six pillars of employee wellbeing: job security

In the first week of this six week blog series, Carl Chapman discusses the six pillars of employee wellbeing - an ethos that derives from the idea that employee performance is linked to six key areas of wellbeing in the workplace. Week one: job security.

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