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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: Cash Flow

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: Financial Management

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Defined Benefit Pensions - Sponsors & Trustees - A Common Purpose

The sustainability of Defined Benefit (DB) pension schemes has again come under the spotlight due to difficulties faced by several recent high profile schemes. As the cost of providing a DB pension has now risen to 50% of pay it is becoming increasingly unaffordable for corporate sponsors. In the... view abstract

Company: Hymans Robertson | Published: 28 October 2016 | Business Area: People Management

The five pension ailments being felt by FDs today. And how to treat them.

From our experience of advising companies on pensions, we have compiled a list of five challenges that repeatedly stand out in our discussions with finance professionals. Explore our five common pension ailments, review their symptoms and see our suggestions on possible treatments.

Company: Aon Hewitt | Published: 19 September 2016 | Business Area: People Management

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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: Risk Management

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Time to focus on getting things done

Over the course of our 2015/16 Aon invited over 250 companies to evaluate the health of their pension scheme governance. Read this report to find out more what we discovered and for some ideas on how to address the underlying issues behind the statistics.

Company: Aon Hewitt | Published: 13 September 2016 | Business Area: Financial Management

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10 top tips to achieve pensions stability

This paper runs through the 10 hints and tips that pension schemes have used to help them overcome the barriers to achieving effective governance and decision making.

Company: Aon Hewitt | Published: 01 September 2015 | Business Area: Pensions and Employee Benefits

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Pensions Stability Buffer: Reducing the risk of a trapped surplus

Pension schemes can have great risk attached to them; this whitepaper explores the opportunity to create a more stable pensions environment and the benefits which come with it. Download to find out how this solution could benefit you.

Company: Aon Hewitt | Published: 21 July 2015 | Business Area: Pensions and Employee Benefits

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Why your investment strategy is key to removing the pain of your pension scheme

With the ever changing nature of the pension landscape, it’s important to keep up to date. This FD web seminar discusses the valuation and the impact of yields on deficits and future contributions. Watch to find out the general targets for DB pensions schemes and the stance of finance directors.

Company: Aon Hewitt | Published: 16 July 2015 | Business Area: Pensions and Employee Benefits

A comprehensive guide to selecting a fiduciary manager

Appointing a fiduciary manager is an exciting opportunity for trustee, sponsor and provider to work in partnership to address the challenges facing the pensions industry. In this paper we have brought together our series of papers to produce one comprehensive guide to selecting a fiduciary manager.

Company: Aon Hewitt | Published: 01 April 2015 | Business Area: Corporate Pensions

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