UK/IRELAND - Hewitt Associates and Bacon & Woodrow have formally integrated their businesses in the UK and Ireland following the finalisation of their merger.
The integrated operation will be known as Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow. Managing director Richard Moore said: “From the outset, our aim has been to capitalise on the combination of each firm’s consulting and delivery expertise.
“Linking Bacon & Woodrow’s strength in the UK and Ireland with Hewitt’s global presence means that we can offer a new breadth of service and consultancy to our clients.”
He added: “We are looking forward to bringing the advantage of our integration to all our clients. The combination of a local presence with Hewitt’s global network and wide range of services will enable us to help client’s unlock the value of their biggest asset – their people.”
The organisation will have around 1600 associates and will offer a comprehensive range of services backed up by sophisticated research, IT and communications.
This week's edition of Professional Pensions is out now
Collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes will need clear and transparent governance frameworks, as well as effective communication strategies, to be a success, the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has been told.
The aviation sector's constant evaluation of mistakes to improve safety should be applied to defined benefit schemes, as too many are making the same mistakes again and again, latest research shows.
A month of strikes are due to hit 64 universities from tomorrow over major reforms to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).