This range of actuarial services includes advising on:
Analysis and commentary on deficit reduction contributions (DRCs) versus dividends for FTSE350 companies with a DB pension scheme
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) appears to have given up the fight in relation to VAT on defined benefit (DB) pension costs and as predicted, we may now never see a certain Europe-wide VAT ruling applied to pension schemes in the UK. Tyron Potts explores.
On Friday 17 November, Universities UK (UUK) said that they want all staff in the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) to earn only defined contribution (DC) benefits going forward. Paul Hamilton shares his expertise on the matter.
Our recent survey suggested that trustees are engaged with TPR guidance but are still getting to grips with how to implement risk management. We discuss some of the key challenges DB schemes face and how good risk management can help meet them.
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.
The latest edition of Current Pensions Issues includes an overview of the DWP's Green paper on security and sustainability in DB schemes, The DWP's consultation on a proposed method for equalising GMPs, as well as the latest news from TRP and the PPF.
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.
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.
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.
We were appointed to advise a client with ~£400m of assets in 2015 and this case study sets out how we worked with the trustees and employer to ultimately reduce risk and increase expected returns while working towards an agreed objective.
We provide a regular funding and investment monitoring service to the trustees of a £40m scheme. We were asked to review the funding and investment strategies of the scheme, in particular with a view of reducing the risk of the deficit increasing further.
A client was looking to develop a financial management plan for the scheme, targeting a fully de-risked and liability matched investment strategy and moving on to buy-out. The plan aimed to strike a balance between reducing risk and business needs.
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.
Barnett Waddingham has announced the promotion of three of its staff to the position of partner and 15 to associate, ensuring continued business growth and success.
We are delighted to have been awarded the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' (IFoA’s) Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation.