We bring clarity to complex issues such as pensions buy-outs, M&A, financing and cost management, helping you make informed and timely decisions for the benefit of your company.
Our consultants’ extensive knowledge is backed by a commitment to research and a suite of proprietary online tools and software that enable us to offer unique insights and a personalised, flexible service for our clients. An experienced partner will assemble a bespoke team, tailored to your exact needs, and will remain personally involved at all levels of the work.
Our expert actuarial and investment advice can help you make sense of scheme funding valuation negotiations, liability transfers, investment and de-risking strategies, mergers and acquisitions, and PPF levy advice.
We work solely in your interests as scheme sponsor, to avoid potential conflicts. However, our extensive experience advising trustees of other schemes helps us to anticipate emerging issues, leading to smoother negotiations.
Through our specialised DC consultancy, we advise employers in delivering appropriate DC pension strategies to attract, motivate and retain staff. Our experienced communications team can help you promote those benefits in print, online or face to face to maximise engagement with your workforce.
Our wellbeing team provides consultancy, administration and re-broking services on all health and risk policies. We also have an innovative market leading wellbeing solution called BWell which focuses around analysis, prevention and intervention. Our philosophy to wellbeing and the benefits associated with wellbeing centres around building a solution bespoke to our clients and their culture that benefits the employee through protection, education and engagement but also provides a real return to the employer on their benefits investment.
Our executive pensions service offers advice to employers on tax-efﬁcient pension provision for directors and senior executives. Working with HR, finance teams and remuneration committees, we can help develop retirement strategies for the mutual benefit of you and your staff.
Our growing client base includes medium-sized companies as well as larger firms and multinationals based in the UK and Europe.
Bull equity markets and rock bottom interest rates mean many employers are now looking to take control of their pension scheme investment strategy.
One of the more interesting HR observations over the last few years is that benefit strategies work best when they are structured to form part of the ‘whole’.
GDPR has been in force for a couple of months now and the flurry of opt-in emails and bulletins has finally died down. As actuaries in the public sector, the impact on day-to-day business has been, well, surprisingly minimal.
Longevity is a topic of significant importance to defined benefit pension schemes and their actuaries. What can we learn from the latest research, what does it all mean for LGPS Funds - and why on earth does it have anything to do with shopping for shoes?
The market for providers of AVC arrangements had seen little development in recent years, with providers doing little to change their propositions. We’ve summarised recently announced developments, and how we can help you review your AVC arrangements.
The new LGPS (Scotland) Regulations came into effect in June, in response to a previous consultant which had closed in January. Following the lead of the recent LGPS (Amendment) Regulations this new regulation introduces the possibility of an exit credit.
Join us for a breakfast roundtable to discuss current pension trends in the US, with a focus on pension risk transfer activity on DB plans and how it compares to the same trend in the UK.
Location: Barnett Waddingham, London
The workplace is dynamic and ever-changing. As wellbeing becomes integral to the employee experience, we’re giving delegates a chance to look at wellbeing from every angle through a morning full of discussion and debate.
Location: The Science Gallery, London
Held at key locations across the UK, our breakfast sessions will provide finance, HR and pension directors with food for thought as well as the opportunity to discuss key issues with peers.
Location: Hogarths Hotel, Solihull, Birmingham
The value created by employees in a healthy organisation is vital to achieving long-term sustainable business success. How healthy is your organisation? It could be time for a check-up.
Are bulk annuities a potential option for your scheme? It could be the right time to consider a transaction.
Join our webinar where we will discuss current issues in financial reporting for pension schemes, under IAS19 and FRS102, and the flexibility in assumption setting – which can drastically reduce deficits.
Our Beyond Pensions report reveals that UK employers care about the financial needs of their employees and want to help alleviate their financial stress, but are not hitting the spot.
After a number of difficult years, our 8th annual report on the pension provision of the FTSE350 shows that 2017 is hoping to be the turning point for the defined benefit (DB) pension schemes of the UK’s largest public companies.
This survey relates to Dutch companies, almost all of which are constituents of the AEX index, that have UK subsidiary companies with defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.
We have provided actuarial and investment services to a £20m pension scheme, whose sponsoring employer is a design and manufacturing company in the aerospace industry.
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.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of experienced actuary, Barry McKay, as a new associate in the public sector team.
Barnett Waddingham, the UK’s largest independent provider of actuarial, administration and consultancy services, welcomes its new Head of Data Science to widen its expertise in line with the changing expectations of its clients.
We've launched BWell Financially to offer bespoke strategies that improve employee financial wellbeing and productivity.