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Blog: Actuarial services for employers

Focussing on investment strategy

Bull equity markets and rock bottom interest rates mean many employers are now looking to take control of their pension scheme investment strategy.

Levy estimate falls despite record year of claims

The PPF has released its 2019/20 PPF levy consultation, setting out its plans for calculating the levy to be invoiced in autumn 2019.

Accounting implications of GMP equalisation

With the results of the Lloyds Bank case expected next month, GMP equalisation may become a reality for many schemes in the very near future. It is important to anticipate the implications this may have for companies’ year-end accounting.

Exploring Dutch Companies: how to improve your DB funding levels

With pension scheme deficits having the potential to significantly impact a company’s accounts, company directors should be considering ways to improve their UK DB scheme’s funding level.

Pensions News – what you may have missed this summer

From FCA, to GMP, all the way to WPC – Head of Pensions Research, Tyron Potts maps out an A – Z on everything you may have missed in pensions news this summer.

DWP consultation - an increased burden for companies?

The recent consultation published by the DWP is a blueprint for a new regulatory regime and a “clearer, quicker and tougher” Pensions Regulator. Andrew Vaughan, Partner, looks at what this means for companies sponsoring DB schemes.

What the TPT Growth Plan 2017 valuation means for employers

Chris Hawley, Associate, speaks to Mark Golley, Employer Relationship Manager at TPT to get the latest news on the 2017 valuation and the initial results.

When TPR gets tough, employers need to get going

Following the publication of its annual funding statement for defined benefit pension schemes in April, the Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published further backing analysis which gives greater insight into the key themes from the statement.

Digesting the Pensions White Paper for employers

In June we hosted early morning forums to look at the White Paper from an employer’s perspective and to consider the potential implications. Jane Ralph, Associate, discusses the views of the attendees and the positives for employers.

Harder, better, faster, stronger? TPR’s work will never be over

The Pensions Regulator looks set to get much busier in the future with a remit to use an expanded armoury on “the small number of employers evading their obligations” towards DB pension schemes.

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