We have significant experience of investment issues for insurance companies as well as being able to leverage the wider experience of our Investment Services team.
Clients can range from small to medium firms looking for a full range of expert advice and support to the largest firms who are typically looking for independent expert input and review.
With-profits funds offered by UK insurers have had a poor reputation since the near-collapse of Equitable Life, with many depicted as “zombie” funds producing poor investment returns. But, this just isn’t the case for the majority of funds.
Embracing ecosystems, cutting costs with technology - and the importance of creating “fans”. Cherry Chan, head of general insurance consulting, shares key takeaways from one of the leading events in insurtech and innovation in insurance.
Important and material information is easily lost in long, technical and “boring” actuarial reports. These are not only tedious to write, but cause report users to lose the will to live!
Should bulk annuity purchases be of interest to more schemes? With 132 transactions in 2017, this is small compared to the 5,700 UK DB pension schemes. Are schemes missing a trick, or does bulk annuity purchase only make sense in a minority of cases?
The House of Commons Treasury Committee published its report on “The Solvency II Directive and its impact on the UK Insurance Industry” on 25 October 2017. So, what did it find? Our briefing note explores.
We look back over the now almost-forgotten spring and the long-hot summer (if only!) to highlight main points from some of the key regulatory publications over the last six months.
Pressure is mounting on the life insurance market to become more efficient and offer value to shareholders and customers. As a result, life insurance companies are turning to third-party actuarial consultants. How can this process be improved?
Our fifth annual UK with-profits investment survey shows that average performance over the past five years has exceeded benchmark returns. Our research helps insurers understand the drivers of performance.
We are thrilled to announce that our very own Amit Lad has scooped first prize at this years ‘Stars of the Future’ hosted by the Actuarial Post.
Nasir Shah joins Barnett Waddingham as an associate and consulting actuary, and will be supporting a range of general insurance companies across a variety of areas.
We are delighted to appoint Sonia Kataora as our new Head of DC Investment to lead the provision of investment advice to DC clients.