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In support of minimum contributions increase

The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) Employer Survey published today, shows the majority of employers are supportive of the increase in minimum contributions next month.

Welcome prospect of tougher rules

Following the publication of the Government’s White Paper on protecting Defined Benefit Schemes, Simon Taylor, Actuary and Partner at Barnett Waddingham, welcomes the prospect of tougher rules for rogue pension scheme sponsors and increased powers for The Pensions Regulator to enforce these.

Barnett Waddingham appoints first Managing Partner to drive future growth

We are delighted to appoint Marcus Whitehead as our first Managing Partner to lead an ongoing programme of growth and development across the whole business – covering consultancy across risk, pensions, investment and insurance.

Barnett Waddingham welcomes communications specialist to drive creative agency DrumRoll forward

We are welcoming renowned consultant, Andrew Cattell, to DrumRoll to improve the ways that employers communicate and engage with their workforce.

Malcolm McLean recognised as Pensions Personality of the Year at Pensions Age Awards

We are pleased to announce that our in-house pensions expert, Malcolm McLean, was named ‘Pensions Personality of the Year’ at last night’s Pensions Age Awards.

Barnett Waddingham strengthens pensions litigation service with appointment of experienced actuary

We are delighted to appoint experienced actuary and pensions litigation specialist Mark Stocker to the growing Corporate Consulting team.

Welcome regulation strategy from TPR and FCA

It was confirmed in a joint statement this morning that The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) are working together on a pensions regulatory strategy which will set out how they will work together to tackle the key risks facing the pensions sector in the next 5-10 years.

Worrying lack of pension provision by self-employed workers

ONS have released its latest data in relation to pension provision by the self-employed, Malcolm McLean, senior consultant at Barnett Waddingham believes these latest figures show the “how big the problem is.”

A lot of good news in ONS Wealth and Assets Survey

The latest ONS Wealth and Assets Survey covering the period July 2014 to June 2016 published today shows that: • Aggregate total private pension wealth of all households in Great Britain • 49% of individuals aged 16 to 64 years had a form of active private pension that they were contributing to • 66% of employees were actively contributing to a private pension scheme compared with 25% of self-employed • Median public sector occupational pension wealth was £80.000 compared to median private sector occupational wealth of £15,000

DC consultancy continues to grow with the appointment of another senior specialist

We are delighted to appoint Nick Clynes to a new senior consulting role in our northern Workplace Health and Wealth team.

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