market-leading pensions advice and award-winning governance solutions

market-leading pensions advice and award-winning governance solutions

Actuarial advice

We provide comprehensive and truly independent actuarial advice to help companies manage their defined benefit liabilities successfully

DB governance

Our award-winning governance offering can help you make small adjustments to your DB governance or provide a root and branch review

DC governance

Our DC governance solutions are suitable for large and smaller arrangements, with the latter under increasing scrutiny from TPR

Web services

We have a wide range of technology solutions that can be tailored to your specific needs

Operational support

We provide additional resource or dedicated project management for specialist or one-off projects

Recent publications

News

24 July 2020

In the news this week, pensions tax relief is back in the spotlight, the Treasury publishes draft legislation for CDC schemes and a big 4 accountant looks to temporarily reduce its DC contributions.

Arena

Pensions Arena July 2020

This quarter’s Arena has a summary of our recent Pensions Perspective, “Emerging from lockdown”, which looked at how best to tackle the most common pension issues which companies are currently facing. It also shows all the usual financial and investment analysis for the quarter ending 30 June 2020.

Perspective

Emerging from lockdown

As we keep hearing, we are living in unprecedented times. However, as we turn our attention to the future, what does the “new normal” mean for defined benefit pension schemes? In this Pensions Perspective, Leonard Bowman considers the most common pension issues that companies are facing and how best to ensure that the company approaches these on the front foot.

Briefing

Getting buyout ready

Covid-19 has created many challenges for DB schemes but, for those ready to transact in 2020, it may have created even more favourable market conditions for a buyout. The problem is that most schemes are not there yet. In this Briefing we look at what being “deal ready” actually means and what work it will involve.

Arena

Pensions Arena April 2020

Given the very company/scheme-specific impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, in this quarter’s Arena we simply show all the usual financial and investment analysis for what was a very turbulent first three months of 2020, plus a summary of key pension developments and Company pensions news over the quarter.

Briefing

Survey of company actions

Over the autumn of 2019, BAC conducted an extensive survey of the actions which companies are taking to manage their defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) pension arrangements.