The third annual Actuarial Fee survey by Kim Gubler Consulting has shown the difference schemes can pay in fees has started to creep up again. This is despite substantial falls over the last three years.
The survey, which asks 20 firms for their pricing model, now includes smaller schemes of 200, 500 and 1,000 members, along with the usual 2,000, 5,000 and 10,000-member schemes. The average annual cost,...
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