For scheme actuary requirements, full-service actuarial consulting or standalone projects, a bespoke team will deliver to your individual needs, and an experienced partner will remain personally involved at all levels of the work.
We actively support you in effective scheme management, providing easy access to funding and other information via insightful online tools.
We assist with all aspects of pension scheme governance, and provide comprehensive trustee training to enhance your knowledge.
Our experienced pension administration team is equipped to help with the day-to-day running of your scheme, handling member data sensitively, accurately and securely through our proprietary systems which can be adapted to your exact needs.
We also offer clear and independent investment advice across the full range of pension fund management solutions, based on a thorough understanding of your scheme’s risk profile and objectives.
Our growing client portfolio includes defined benefit (DB) and deﬁned contribution (DC) schemes, hybrid, open and closed schemes, and those in a Pension Protection Fund (PPF)) assessment period.
As advisers to around 500 DB pension funds in the UK, we provide tailored services to schemes ranging in size from less than £1 million to some of the biggest schemes valued at over £5 billion.
Following the publication of the Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties manifesto’s, Malcolm McLean, Senior Consultant at Barnett Waddingham, looks at how their key pensions and related policies stand.
Most commentators are suggesting that the election will be dominated by Brexit and the future of the United Kingdom outside the European Union. But there are many other domestic issues that the election campaign will also throw into focus.
Question marks over our ability to predict the future provided two of the highlights of recent our annual pensions conference. Senior Partner Nick Salter explores...
Our Pension Administration Technical Help highlights pensions news and legislation that pays particular interest to what we do in Pension Administration.
The Scotland Act 2012 gives the Scottish Parliament the power to set the Scottish rate of income tax. As a result, since 6 April 2016, Scottish taxpayers have been subject to lower rates of UK income tax.
Final reporting from the insurers for 2016 confirmed a flurry of activity in the last quarter of the year, with a significant amount of transactions completed. This resulted in total business with UK pension schemes of just over £10.2bn for 2016.
Our interactive webinar on Tuesday 21 February will offer a clear explanation of the important changes to pension taxation – helping you to provide the right support your staff.
During this webinar, our experts will share their insights on the pragmatic application of Integrated Risk Management and how this can benefit your scheme.
The actuarial valuation is due next year, but what challenges should defined benefit (DB) pension schemes expect to face in the current low-yield environment, particularly in the context of the USS?
This is our seventh annual survey of the assumptions adopted by UK universities for determining the value of their pension liabilities for accounting purposes.
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.
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.
In 2013 the Trustees of a Charity asked us to use modelling to illustrate possible future investment returns and volatility resulting from the Charity’s current asset allocation, and then to suggest possible alternative asset allocations.
During early 2012, one of our schemes was constrained by the funding basis and the availability of contributions from the employer to the extent that it could not afford to reduce the level of risk and purchase additional protection.
Keeping up to speed with changes to comply with the legislative requirements can be extremely time consuming and require complex solutions. We can offer an alternative to hours of resource by providing tailor made on-site training days or workshops.
The FCA has today published a consultation - Advising on Pension Transfers, there are some comments on pension scams and the quality of life. Our spokesperson and Associate, Brian Thorne comments on the report.
To support continued business growth, Barnett Waddingham, the UK’s largest independent provider of actuarial, administration and consultancy services, is proud to announce the promotion of six of its staff to partners and 12 to associates.
To support continued business growth, we are proud to announce the promotion of six of our associates to partners and 12 of our staff to associates.
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