Following the government announcement of new consultation scheme our experts have addressed the wider impact of an imperfect tax structure.
The FCA have today published a number of pension related proposals designed to improve the quality of pension transfer advice. This includes a proposed ban on contingent charging for pension transfer advice. Simon Taylor welcomes the proposal and supports the increase in transparency of charges.
Our latest research reveals, by diverting an extra 6% of profits into companies’ pension schemes would allow 70% of FTSE 100 DB pension schemes to buyout in the next decade. On present trends, one in five companies will be in a position to buy out their DB obligations in the next five years, the ultimate objective for most companies to eliminate their pension scheme risk. 55% will be able to do so in the next decade. This is a result of strong investment returns over recent years and the deficit contributions paid by companies.
Barnett Waddingham, the UK’s largest independent consultancy at the forefront of risk, actuarial, pension, investment and insurance services, continues to expand its enterprise risk services with the appointment of an established risk leader.
Barnett Waddingham, a leading independent UK professional services consultancy at the forefront of risk, pensions, investment and insurance, is proud to announce the appointment of 7 new Partners and the promotion of 28 Associates from 1 June. A further 42 existing Associates have been recognised for their contribution to the firm and been awarded the title of Principal this year.
Barnett Waddingham, the UK’s largest independent consultancy at the forefront of risk, actuarial, pension, investment and insurance services, appoints experienced consultant to lead a team supporting companies in making impactful decisions through the effective use of data.
Barnett Waddingham named ‘highly commended’ in the ‘DC Consultancy of the Year’ category at the UKPA awards in what was a very competitive field.
Last night, Barnett Waddingham won the organisation award for ‘Supporting Development’ at the Professional Pension's 'Rising Star Awards’!
Rosie Fantom joins Barnett Waddingham to help drive our bulk annuity services forward, with significant experience in pension scheme de-risking, insurance and regulatory services.
Workers on lower salaries feel less comfortable talking to their employer about mental health, according to our Why BWell report. Just two in five of those earning £20,000 - £30,000 a year said they would be happy talking about mental health at work.