This is overlaid on the workforce based on their age and has three key components:
In order to achieve both corporate objectives and member empowerment our governance and engagement solution segments the workforce to specifically target these three areas and aligns appropriate investment design to these stages.
Our client portfolio currently exists of 200+ DC schemes across Trust, Master Trust and Contract ranging in size.
Our DC consultancy services are at the heart of our proposition but we look wider than this, allowing employers to offer a more holistic approach to employees for saving for later life.
Other services include day-to-day operational support, scheme governance, investment, member engagement, and consultancy advice (on matters such as legislation and investment strategy).
We were joined by a renowned artist at this year's Workplace Pensions Live. Barbara Moura interpreted industry concerns and experiences contributed by individuals, to produce a mural illustrating the pensions landscape in 2016. You can see how the wall came to life in our short time lapse video below.
Trustees of DC schemes have never had more choice in the range of available investment options. Here we analyse the strength and weaknesses of four alternative approaches to passive global equities and diversified growth funds.
Speakers from BlackRock, Columbia Threadneedle and Insight Investments all predict little prospect of a normalisation in interest rates over the next year at our annual conference - Matt Tickle examines the forecast in more detail in his latest blog.
Marcus Whitehead looks back at Rupert Harrison's Investment Conference talk which highlighted how investors over-reacted to political risk in 2016, why they shouldn't make the same mistake in 2017 and learn to tolerate a certain amount of volatility.
This briefing note considers workplace defined contribution (DC) pension provision delivered through master trust schemes – explaining why they are being increasingly used and how we can support companies.
In this edition of our PerioDiC newsletter, we summarise the trustee, company, and other elements to be aware of which help with running a defined contribution (DC) scheme.
This edition of Current Pensions Issues includes several actions for trustees surrounding the end of contracting-out, Integrated Risk Management, Persons of Significant Control and PPF Levies.
The Budget 2016 might not have seen the widespread changes to the pension taxation system that many had been anticipating – however, there are still key pension considerations to be aware of in the new tax year.
Following the introduction of the new pension freedoms, many studies have researched how employees’ attitudes have changed in relation to retirement saving. However, no studies (until now) have asked employers how their attitudes have changed.
ECITB appointed Barnett Waddingham in 2015 to provide member communication consultancy to their scheme members, relating to the proposed switch of future benefit accrual from the DB to DC section of their scheme.
Barnett Waddingham is delighted to have been recognised as the UK’s DC adviser of the year, and the leading DC technology provider of the year at the Pensions Insight DC Awards 2016.
Barnett Waddingham has appointed Steven Johnston as a senior client account manager within its Workplace Health and Wealth practice in Glasgow, as the firm looks to further expand its team in Scotland.
We have promoted three of our associates to the position of partner, taking the firm’s total number of partners to 64.
How healthy is your workforce? Using our BWell analysis tool, we can determine what your health risks are and put a strategy in place that offers both prevention and intervention solutions - creating a proactive and efficient wellbeing strategy.Find out more