We provide a full range of services in relation to defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) pension arrangements sponsored by employers in the sector. This includes actuarial, investment and administration services to pension fund trustees, as well as advice to employers sponsoring these arrangements.
We have also provided advice to a number of organisations participating in multi-employer arrangements such as those operated by TPT Retirement Solutions (formerly the Pensions Trust).
In addition to our pension related services, we have advised a number of charities on the investment of trust assets.
For the third consecutive budget and autumn statement the chancellor has announced an increase to insurance premium tax - this time raising the level from 10% to 12% - meaning that the rate of insurance premium tax has doubled in the past 18 months.
When it came to the detail on pensions, the autumn statement was a quiet one for a change, although we would caution that one measure in particular could prove significant when it comes to taking benefits.
Here we provide some pearls of wisdom based on our experience that will help employers preparing to set up their first workplace auto-enrolment pension scheme.
In our latest edition of News on Pensions we bring you most recent news from The Pension Protection Fund, The Pensions Regulator and The Department for Work and Pensions.
In our latest edition of News on Pensions we bring you the latest news from The Pension Protection Fund, The Pensions Regulator and The Department for Work and Pensions.
This edition of Current Pensions Issues includes updates on a further deadline extension to HMRC's guidelines on VAT on pension costs, the Treasury's proposal to use DC funds to pay for retirement advice and a review of other current pensions tax issues.
This survey examines German companies, the majority of which are constituents of the DAX index, which have UK subsidiary companies with DB pension schemes. The survey covers 21 German companies with around £26.4bn of UK pension liabilities between them.
This survey relates to constituent companies of the Dutch AEX, French CAC40, German DAX, Spanish IBEX, Italian FTSE MIB and Scandinavian OMX share indices that have UK subsidiary companies with defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.
We surveyed over 300 employees throughout May and June 2016, across a wide range of locations, age groups and affluence levels. Comparing trends and results from last years survey, we reveal insights into what wellbeing in the workplace looks like today.