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Blog: Employers

The Greek Gods of employee wellbeing

At Barnett Waddingham we are standing at the forefront of innovation in the wellbeing arena, discarding the old fashioned blanket approach to benefit provision in favour of unique solutions, inspired by ancient philosophies, but tailored for the modern workplace.

Dividend block – a post-Brexit vote reality?

Adam Poulson explains how an increase in pension scheme deficit can prevent a company from paying planned dividends.

PPF levy – third triennium proposals

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has given an early indication of the changes that it intends to make as part of its three-yearly review of the PPF levy rules, with a particular focus on the Experian model used to calculate insolvency risk.

VAT on pension costs - part 4: inscrutable force meets immovable deadline

HMRC has been considering for some time how to change the way in which VAT on DB pension scheme costs is reclaimed by UK employers, and with a third extension on the deadline for finding PPG-compliant solutions, it's set to rumble on for a while yet.

Slower start for bulk annuities in 2016

Our recently released report on the state of play in the bulk annuity market, Barnett Waddingham’s Bulk Annuity Annual Report 2016, examines the latest developments in the market.

Employee wellbeing - is it all Greek to you?

Wellbeing isn’t a new concept; in fact it’s an ideology that dates all the way back to the ancient Greeks – but what did they know that we didn’t?

Imagine . . . a world where pensions and music meet

Pensions/savings and music have a lot in common . . . so much so that Barnett Waddingham have even chosen to build an entire event around it. Damian Stancombe explains how these seemingly disparate worlds can collide in his latest blog.

Brexit: has the result affected the bulk annuity market?

The recent EU referendum result (Brexit) has caused plenty of volatility in the financial markets. However, has this result affected the UK bulk annuity market?

What does Brexit mean for UK pensions?

A vote to leave the EU, a new Prime Minister and a new direction of travel for the country – Brexit has profound implications for us all. But what does Brexit mean for UK pensions?

Open for business: HMRC’s online registration for Fixed and Individual Protection

There have been numerous changes to the Lifetime and Annual Allowances over the past few years, and the multiple options to protect those allowances have equally been revised and updated too, resulting in ever-increasing complexity.

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