PS Administration Limited (PSAL) was the highest ranked firm for the second time in three years.
The survey is conducted annually by Professional Pensions Magazine, based on interviews with a representative sample of 192 Trustees, pension scheme managers and administrators, and finance directors drawn from across the pensions industry….read more
The presence of an underfunded pension scheme is often cited as a potential “poison pill” defence in a takeover situation. The recent offer for Premier Foods plc by McCormick & Company Inc has seen the pension scheme cited as both a reason for the takeover to proceed and a reason for it not to proceed!….Read more
I’m sure you know this already, but 5 April 2016 is the last possible day to register for HMRC’s Guaranteed Minimum Pension (GMP) reconciliation service. If you haven’t done so already – and your pension scheme has GMPs – do so now.
Here are a few reasons why, courtesy of a few real life examples…read more
Much has been written about increasing longevity and the difference between the age individuals predict they will live to and their life expectancy as calculated based on mortality tables created by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ Continuous Mortality Investigation.
However, I’m beginning to wonder whether the media is creating its own story with headlines such as this from the Daily Express today:…. Read more
The long awaited General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has finally been agreed in principle, with regulations expected around June 2016.
As it applies directly to EU Member States, national legislation isn’t needed. Fortunately, we have two years to comply. Saying that, we all know how quickly a couple of years go by so pension trustees should get up to speed on the new regulations sooner rather than later…..read more