The industry has raised serious concerns that Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) transfer advice proposals on illustrative figures could hamper schemes’ ability to help members to understand their retirement options and force many to take full regulated...
Jenny Condron and Patrick Bloomfield explain the ACA's immediate priorities.
Consultants, trade bodies, and professional societies across the pensions industry have responded relatively positively to guidance from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) that has today signalled a clear start for defined benefit (DB) scheme consolidation...
Hymans Robertson scheme actuary and partner Patrick Bloomfield has been elected chair of the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA).
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.
Patrick Bloomfield says the regulator is being more vocal about its view of what 'fair treatment' means, with the threat of using its powers to intervene
Strong employers should consider contributing more money to reduce pension deficits over a shorter period of time, especially where they are paying out excessive shareholder dividends, the watchdog has said.
The benefits promised by scheme consolidation are available today. Patrick Bloomfield asks why more trustees and sponsors aren't taking advantage of them
As part of our series looking at what firms did to win accolades at the UK Pensions Awards 2016, PP speaks to Hymans Robertson partners Patrick Bloomfield and John Walbaum about how the firm won the Investment Consultancy of the Year category.
As part of our series looking at what firms did to win accolades at the UK Pensions Awards 2016, PP speaks to Hymans Robertson partners Patrick Bloomfield and Calum Cooper about how the firm won the Actuarial / Pensions Consultancy of the Year category....
Scheme risk transfer deals totalling £1.4bn were completed last quarter with five providers concluding business in excess of £150m, Hymans Robertson analysis finds.
A large part of the industry has slammed the government's announcement preventing private sector schemes the power to override scheme rules enabling a shift from RPI to CPI indexation.
Hymans Robertson has appointed Patrick Bloomfield as head of trustee solutions.