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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The 2014 Budget signaled a shakeup of the pensions system and been described by some retirement planning experts as a pensions revolution. This overview outlines the new pensions flexibilities and the new guidance service that is due to be introduced from the 6th of April 2015.
Company: Tolley | Published: 26 March 2015 | Business Area: Corporate Pensions
Automatic enrolment presents accountants with a new opportunity, but education and preparation hold the key to seizing the initiative and serving clients' needs. This IRIS paper studies why auto enrolment needs to happen in payroll and why accountants need to understand the changes to add value.
Company: IRIS | Published: 30 April 2014 | Business Area: Practice Management
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