Our expertise is focused around the following:
Illuminate is our specialist tool designed to guide trustees and sponsors through the financial management of their scheme.
The headline news is that the PPF is expecting to collect a total levy that is 10% lower than last year, reflecting the PPF’s strong financial position. So, what changes will there be and what do we need to do? The blog explores more.
Regulated apportionment arrangements are becoming more common as stressed employers look to cut ties with their pension scheme. We look at the settlement agreed with the Pensions Regulator for Hoover Limited.
Our annual review of the pension obligations of FTSE350 companies highlights the volatile environment in which many companies are operating.
Our latest Current Issues in Pensions Financial Reporting newsletter details the key financial assumptions required for determining pension liabilities under the FRS102 (UK non-listed), IAS19 (EU listed) and ASC715 (US listed).
The latest Individual Savings Account (ISA), the Lifetime ISA (LISA), launched on 6 April 2017 and is designed to help individuals buy their first home or save for retirement.
Our latest edition of Current Pensions Issues includes an overview of TPR's annual funding statement, Conservative manifesto policies following the snap general election, as well as the latest news on the PPF levy.
Since 31 December 2015 the liability value of a typical pension scheme has increased by 25%. This increase can have real consequences; our webinar will guide you through the simple steps you can take to mitigate these.
During this webinar, our experts will share their insights on the pragmatic application of Integrated Risk Management and how this can benefit your scheme.
Highly competitive insurer pricing compared to gilts is providing extremely attractive opportunities for schemes to remove both financial and longevity risks.
It has been a turbulent few years and our 7th annual report on the pension provision of the FTSE350 shows that 2016 was a particularly volatile year for the defined benefit (DB) pension schemes of the UK’s largest public companies.
Now two years into freedom and choice in DC retirement savings, for members of a DB scheme making the most of these flexibilities will involve transferring to a DC arrangement. We provide an update on the lay of the land.
Implementing a stress testing and scenario analysis framework in order to identify and analyse current and potential issues that were of market-wide concern.
As part of their most recent actuarial valuation, Tate & Lyle were seeking to continue to de-risk their £1 billion legacy DB pension scheme, but without a significant increase in deficit recovery contributions.
We jointly advised trustees and company on a medically underwritten pensioner buy-in achieving very significant savings of >10% relative to traditional approach – successfully securing around £25m of the pensioner liability at no additional funding cost.
We were proud to take this award home for the second consecutive year, after being recognised by an esteemed panel of industry experts for our innovative solutions in technology and forward-thinking approach to complex business challenges.
We are delighted to have been awarded the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' (IFoA’s) Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation.
Barnett Waddingham has successfully transferred the administration for five sections of the Industry-Wide schemes to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) - the largest transfer to the PPF since it brought its member services in-house.