Managing the risks is just as important in DC as it is in DB. By using the right kind of risk measures, we can focus on investment strategies on the end goals that actually matter.
With recent news highlighting the ever increasing number of people being caught by the LTA, we explain what it is and how pension schemes and their members can navigate their way through the pension tax maze.
By mid-2017, the UK population was estimated to be the largest it’s ever been and is expected to continue rising. As well as increasing in size, the ageing population is proportionately growing at a higher rate than the overall population.
The positive impact of employee happiness and high levels of wellbeing on the workplace is well established by now. Their contribution to the complexities of the productivity puzzle is accepted by many HR practitioners and other business professionals
Within living memory the accepted wisdom that we are born, go to school, work, retire and die has been turned on its head. This is true with regard to working past state retirement age, whether through personal choice or financial necessity.
What does the ideal actuarial consultant look like? Danny Wilding, partner at Barnett Waddingham, argues the need for teamwork in actuarial consultancy.
The topic of mental health has hit the headlines and taken centre stage. Huge efforts have gone into challenging misconceptions about mental health. It’s about supporting people when they most need it.
John Cormell and Richard Gibson explore the issue of guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion.
In previous REBA articles we explored why financial wellbeing is ‘fundamental not just a fad’ and then looked at how we analyse, consultant, deliver and check via our ‘ACDC’ framework. Now we explore how to deliver this into the workplace.
Looking ahead to the 31 March 2019 year-end, most companies reporting are currently looking at a broadly unchanged IAS19 funding position. The average funding level in our most recent survey was 96%, and this is likely to stay around this level.