The report whilst thoroughly researched and presented confirms essentially that there is no silver bullet to address the problems of an ageing society and facilitate state provision of a benchmark retirement income other than at increasingly later ages.
Barnett Waddingham have launched a social study with a difference. The Picture Happiness photographic competition aims to find out what represents Eudaimonia, overall happiness, in the UK.
On Wednesday, 8 March 2017 Chancellor Phillip Hammond delivered his first and final Spring Budget. The announcements missed a number of opportunities for the pensions industry.
Barnett Waddingham asks the Chancellor to confirm in his Spring Budget on Wednesday 8 March that the Treasury still supports pensions as the primary vehicle for retirement saving in the UK.
Barnett Waddingham’s annual research in to major European companies with UK final salary pension schemes has revealed that European head-quartered companies are paying proportionately more into their UK pension schemes than their FTSE350 counterparts.
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA), the independent body dedicated to driving up standards in pensions administration, has today announced that Barnett Waddingham LLP has successfully earned PASA accreditation.
The Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has today published their recommendations for consultation in the Government’s Green Paper due in early 2017 to address perceived flaws in the regulation of Defined Benefit (DB) schemes.
Speaking on BBC 5 Live last night (Sunday, 11 December) Malcolm McLean commented on the governments proposed ban on pension cold calling and suggested that it be extended to cover other investments.
Malcolm McLean comments on the government proposals to ban cold calling which recognises that this is needed to prevent fraudsters contacting individuals directly.
Head of Workplace Health, Carl Chapman comments on Philip Hammond's announcement to increase insurance premium tax in his Autumn Statement.