Hymans Robertson is one of the UK's leading actuarial, pensions, investment and benefit consultancies, employing over 750 staff in four UK offices; London, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Birmingham. It operates as an independent partnership and provides independent pensions, investment and life consultancy services, as well as data and technology solutions. Its clients include some of the UK's leading names and largest pension schemes, while our continued growth and success has been recognised by numerous industry awards.
The funding gap across FTSE 350 schemes could be slashed by as much as £275bn if schemes look beyond traditional ways of creating value. Victoria Ticha examines how
A nationwide survey of committee and local pension board members of the Local Government Pension Scheme has revealed high levels of confidence in all areas of their responsibility.
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BA deal marks 'new chapter' for risk reduction market; £20bn-plus of transactions expected this year as megadeals continue
The Airways Pension Scheme's £4.4bn buy-in with Legal & General, announced this morning, is set to mark a 'fundamental shift' in market dynamics with deal volumes of £20bn-plus for 2018 now looking possible, consultants say.
Predictions that LDI flows could peak as soon as 2021 have led to hopes of higher gilt yields. However, Stephanie Baxter finds there are many variables at play.
Hymans Robertson partner Rona Train was named Adviser of the Year at the inaugural Women in Pensions Awards. She speaks to Stephanie Baxter about building her career in pensions.
Here they are - the winners of the Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards 2018...
Some 42% of defined contribution (DC) trustees believe that their investment strategies are 'less sophisticated' than those used by defined benefit (DB) schemes, according to a Hymans Robertson survey.
Around £8bn of buy-ins and buyouts were completed in the first half of this year, writing the highest volume of deals of any first half to date.
Anthony Ellis has taken over from John Walbaum to head Hymans Robertson's investment consultancy practice.
The popularity of DB transfers shows no sign of slowing. Charlotte Moore looks at how schemes can adapt their investment strategy to meet this demand
Buy-in and buyout pricing could increase due to future capital requirements for insurers holding equity release mortgage assets to back deals. Victoria Ticha looks at what it means for trustees
Gary Evans has left Mercer after 10 years to head up Hymans Robertson's third-party administration (TPA) practice.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) pension scheme has insured £50m of pensioner liabilities through a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
A growing number of schemes are moving towards integrating responsible investment policies into investment processes. Charlotte Moore looks at how funds are approaching this
Some 58% of UK charities have closed their defined benefit (DB) schemes to future accrual, Hymans Robertson research reveals.
The newly-launched Fiduciary Management Performance Standard has gained support from the biggest providers of independent evaluation services to pension funds.
Vehicles to promote and enable pension scheme consolidation have been accused of forgetting the policy's intention of boosting outcomes for members of sub-scale schemes.
Just Group has launched a business in a bid to transform the way trustees, members and financial advisers implement and participate in scheme transfer exercises.
Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2018...
Research highlights confusion about where responsibility to support members on transfers lies. Kim Kaveh looks at the key findings
The Marks and Spencer (M&S) Pension Scheme has insured around 15% of its pensioner liabilities through two bulk annuity insurance policies with Aviva and Phoenix Group.
Some 95% of defined benefit (DB) trustees and sponsors are concerned about the consequences of members getting inadequate support for their retirement options, according to Hymans Robertson research.
Susan Mcllvogue has been appointed as head of Hymans Robertson's trustee defined benefit (DB) business, replacing Callum Cooper.