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Briefings: Higher education consultancy services

Specialist guidance for headteachers

Our Executive Pensions team has considerable experience in guiding headteachers and senior staff on their pension benefits. This briefing note covers recent, substantial changes in the pensions legislation directly affecting such high-earners.

Property: Is it time for pension schemes to take the next step on the property ladder?

As more of the property market opens up to investments, property should remain an important part of pension scheme’s strategies.

Accounting for pension costs - survey of universities’ disclosures as at 31 July 2018

We are pleased to present the results of our eighth survey of the assumptions adopted by UK universities for determining the value of their pension liabilities for accounting purposes.

AA and LTA changes - key points you need to know

This briefing highlights the key changes to the annual allowance (AA) and lifetime allowance (LTA) that came into force from 6 April 2016.

HEads Up - exploring key issues the HE sector is facing

With ongoing discussions in relation to the USS very much in mind, we're thinking about the challenges faced by those who want to provide DB benefits for the future, and the ways in which multi-employer schemes can affect different employers differently.

HEads up: news on pensions and other business risks within the Higher Education sector

Our Higher Education (HE) experience stretches over 20 years and includes advice across a top- tier client list, spanning the UK. In this newsletter, we bring you the latest news on pensions and other business risks within the HE sector.

Specialist advice for senior university staff

There have been substantial recent changes in pensions legislation affecting high-earners. As a result, senior university staff may now face tax charges on their ongoing pension savings.

HEads up: news on pensions and other business risks within the Higher Education sector

Our Higher Education (HE) experience stretches over 20 years and includes advice across a top- tier client list, spanning the UK. In this newsletter, we bring you the latest news on pensions and other business risks within the HE sector.

Current Issues in Pensions Financial Reporting 31 March 2015

Our latest Current Issues in Pensions Financial Reporting newsletter details the key financial assumptions required for determining pension liabilities under the FRS17 (UK non-listed), IAS19 (EU listed) and FAS158 (US listed).

Pensions Update for Universities - Spring 2015

Pensions remain at the forefront of discussions, with changes to the USS, LGPS and TPS potentially resulting in universities conducting significant reviews of their overall benefit provision. Our latest update includes this and more.

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