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Barnett Waddingham
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We provide the full range of actuarial services to the trustees of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes based on a culture of providing all of our clients with a high quality, professional service through strong personal relationships and tailored solutions while remaining competitive on fees.

This range of actuarial services includes advising on:

  • actuarial valuations using our proprietary interactive system, 'Illuminate' which enables the trustees to analyse the relationship between funding, investment and employer covenant;  funding negotiations with the employer; liaison with The Pensions Regulator; and any other valuation services as required by trustees
  • interim funding reviews, including the option for trustees to use our on-line tools to monitor changes to the funding level (and/or buy-out level and other funding measures) in between the formal valuations
  • integrated funding and investment strategies and de-risking frameworks
  • longevity analyses
  • scheme amendments, mergers, discontinuance, annuity buy-ins, buy-outs and scheme wind-up
  • employer cessation events and apportionment arrangements
  • actuarial factors for commutations, early/late retirements, transfers and other individual calculations
  • scheme governance and trustee training
  • changes in legislation, codes of practice and market practice

Significant experience:
  • we have over 50 Scheme Actuaries who are appointed to over 370 DB pension schemes
  • we provide tailored services to scheme trustees with fund sizes ranging from £1 million to £5 billion
  • the full range of services is provided from each of our seven offices across the UK
  • teams are made up of experienced advisers who are either professionally qualified or are studying for professional exams as part of our extensive professional training and development support. We currently employ 131 qualified actuaries
Barnett Waddingham closed schemes
Closed schemes

Pension schemes which have been closed to new members, or to new benefit accrual

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Barnett Waddingham Winding Down Schemes
Winding down schemes

Pension schemes with no more active members are called a winding down scheme

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Related knowledge and resources

Blogs

  • News on Pensions January/February 2017

    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.

  • Master Trust Schemes

    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.

  • News on Pensions December 2016

    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.

  • Nov 29 2016
    A practical guide to Integrated Risk Management

    During this webinar, our experts will share their insights on the pragmatic application of Integrated Risk Management and how this can benefit your scheme.

    Location: Webinar

  • Picture for Buy-outs and Buy-ins Report 2016
    Buy-outs and Buy-ins Report 2016

    Our 2016 Bulk Annuity Annual Report discusses the latest developments in the buy-in and buy-out market. We highlight important issues for trustees and sponsoring employees as well as summarising the views of insurers on key aspects of the market.

  • Picture for Pensions flexibilities and DB schemes
    Pensions flexibilities and DB schemes

    In April 2015 the government introduced legislative changes designed to increase flexibility for individuals when accessing their pension savings from age 55 onwards. To find out how DB schemes are reacting to the new flexibilities we conducted a survey.

  • Picture for Buy-outs and Buy-ins Report 2015
    Buy-outs and Buy-ins Report 2015

    Following a record-breaking year in 2014 where over £13bn of bulk annuity transactions were completed, experience over the first half of 2015 suggests another potentially strong year for the market. Find out more in our latest research report.

Client survey

Our latest Client survey results show that 100% of our clients rated the overall service we provide as good or excellent - read the full report to see how we performed in all other areas.

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