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LGC case study: Honouring pension commitments as part of a successful transaction

The Pensions Regulator (tPR) recently proposed imposing substantial punitive fines to act as a ‘nuclear deterrent’ to companies attempting to avoid their pension liabilities. In our case study we look at how our client, LGC, ensured positive outcomes, for everyone, when they were being sold. LGC... view abstract

Company: Hymans Robertson | Published: 20 February 2017 | Business Area: Financial Management

The Modern Approach to Closing the Books

Finance is shifting from traditional rigid and manual accounting processes to more automated, more flexible, and more agile cloud based systems. This shift is essential, because it provides the productivity benefits so that finance can focus more on reporting and analyzing financial performance. However... view abstract

Company: Black Line | Published: 14 February 2017 | Business Area: Business Software

A working capital workout

In a survey of global finance executives, 68% saw investing to optimise cash flow as a top priority to grow their enterprises. Companies with good working capital have higher revenue, investment and cash conversion efficiency. The cash is on your balance sheet, but how do you get it moving? A new... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 13 February 2017 | Business Area: Working Capital

DEFINED BENEFIT PENSIONS – INFORM WINTER ISSUE

2016 was particularly challenging for pension scheme sponsors. The low yield environment caused deficits to hit an all-time high meaning Defined Benefit (DB) pension schemes cost more than ever to fund. This low yield environment is also affecting DC schemes with our latest analysis predicting that... view abstract

Company: Hymans Robertson | Published: 08 February 2017 | Business Area: Corporate Pensions

How finance connects company functions to drive smarter decision-making

The message is clear: the modern finance function must move faster, sharing insight about what’s happening now, not what happened yesterday. This is Operational Intelligence.Find out benefits of true operational intelligence and steps you need to take to achieve this goal.

Company: Prophix Software | Published: 30 January 2017 | Business Area: Business Software

Making Tax Digital: Why weather the storm when you can ride the wave?

IRIS weighs up the good, the bad and the bigger picture of Making Tax Digital, asking ‘Why weather the storm when you can ride the wave?’

Company: IRIS | Published: 19 January 2017 | Business Area: Tax

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The CFO Perspective - Chipping Away At The DB Problem

Over a quarter of CFOs told us having a clear understanding of scheme risks and knowing when to de-risk is a key challenge. Our recent analysis shows that demand from defined benefit (DB) pension schemes to complete buy-ins is set to grow to £350bn over the next ten years. With demand likely to outstrip... view abstract

Company: Hymans Robertson | Published: 17 January 2017 | Business Area: Corporate Pensions

The CFO Perspective - Building Resilience to Risk

In its annual funding statement earlier this year the Pensions Regulator addressed, for the first time, the importance of cashflow risk management. This is an approach we’ve advocated for some time. As schemes mature, and the amount being paid out increases, it’s even more important that schemes turn... view abstract

Company: Hymans Robertson | Published: 11 January 2017 | Business Area: Corporate Pensions

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Hymans Robertson Risk Transfer Report

Is your Defined Benefit pension scheme risk transfer ready? Read our insightful guide on what you need to know about the pension scheme de-risking market? Our research has shown that demand from UK private sector defined benefit (DB) schemes to complete bulk annuity buy-ins is set to grow to £350bn... view abstract

Company: Hymans Robertson | Published: 27 September 2016 | Business Area: Corporate Pensions

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Defined Benefit Pensions - The CFO Perspective

Defined Benefit (DB) pension deficits have long been a problem for CFOs. Despite paying in billions to plug the gap, the collective UK DB deficit has just kept growing. According to our recent research, the collective buy-out shortfall now stands at c£1tn. In this article we look at what’s worrying... view abstract

Company: Hymans Robertson | Published: 14 September 2016 | Business Area: Corporate Pensions

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