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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 to create a win-win for you and your suppliers

Managing cash flow isn’t easy. You want to hold on to your cash for as long as possible to increase your days payable outstanding (DPO), but your suppliers want to receive payments quickly. It’s a pressure felt by businesses all over the world. Thankfully American Express has created a white paper... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 06 February 2017 | Business Area: Working Capital

A better future for Defined Benefit (DB) Pensions

Despite the challenging outlook, we believe the majority of companies will be able to pay members’ benefits in full. However, we believe the status quo is leaving too much down to chance. We advocate a better approach. One that maintains affordability for sponsors, reduces cash uncertainty and significantly... view abstract

Company: Hymans Robertson | Published: 24 January 2017 | Business Area: Corporate Pensions

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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

10 COMMANDMENTS OF SMB’s FX RISK MANAGEMENT

The SMB Financial Director’s must-have guide for effectively managing currency risks. These 10 commandments give FDs the tools to ensure financial stability and growth of their enterprises in the face of unrelenting currency volatility. A practical guide for SMBs to manage FX risks.

Company: Hedgewiz - Financial Risk Management | Published: 16 January 2017 | Business Area: Risk Management

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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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Westcoast Case Study:Cashflow Management – Optimising Distribution

In a risk-averse market, with longer payment terms for their customers than those offered by their suppliers, how did a leading IT wholesaler access working capital and stay competitive?

Company: American Express | Published: 05 January 2017 | Business Area: Supply Chain Management

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Common Currency Risk Management Mistakes

Financial directors in SMBs need effective FX hedging to ensure stability of budgeting and operations. Unfortunately, many financial directors do not have the time or systems available to them to create sound FX risk management policies. This paper details 4 common Forex hedging mistakes SMBs make.

Company: Hedgewiz - Financial Risk Management | Published: 04 January 2017 | Business Area: Financial Management

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Future Finance: The Heart of Tomorrow’s Business

Achieving a truly modern finance function isn’t a purely technological challenge. There’s no system that can be bought off the shelf to deliver advancement. It’s about the understanding of the leadership, the training of the staff, and the design and implementation of strong processes.

Company: Prophix Software | Published: 19 December 2016 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

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