In order for any organisation to be successful, it needs a benefit strategy and supporting policies in place that cover the needs of a diverse workforce. It’s been said lots of times before that a one size fits all approach really doesn’t cut it anymore.
Three years on from the start of pension freedoms, there are still concerns being raised about the workings of the system and what the implications might be for consumers over the longer term. Malcolm McLean explores if these concerns really justified.
Stephanie Hawthorne, former editor of Pensions World magazine asks Malcolm McLean, Senior Consultant, what can politicians do to help restore trust in UK Pensions?
Let’s get something straight: a pension is not a strategy. We explain why retirement planning strategies should be about more than just pensions, providing practical solutions on how to tackle a looming retirement crisis.
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.
In a Budget remarkable for its lack of attention to pensions, Malcolm McLean explores the government's promise to implement an inflation-linked increase to the LTA.
Our latest blog by Malcolm McLean explores the pros and cons of pension freedoms. Is consumer protection as good as it can be?
Delegates at our recent Pensions Trustee conference had the opportunity to ask questions of three experts - Peter Askins, director at Independent Trustee Services, Robin Ellison, consultant at Pinsent Masons and our own senior consultant Malcolm McLean.
It’s been a busy period for HMRC and there have been a number of recent developments in the Scheme Reconciliation Service (SRS) world, let’s take a look at some of the recent changes…
In recent years there have been some monumental changes in UK pensions policy. Throughout 2016 we have seen a continuation of these policies and the emergence of a new pensions landscape, but not all of the changes have been unqualified successes.