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

22 November 2019

In the news this week, there are increased requirements on transfers from DB schemes, whilst the manifestos from Labour and the Liberal Democrats are published.

Arena

Pensions Arena October 2019

Despite the very different circumstances facing individual companies, bac‘s autumn 2019 survey reveals a surprisingly consistent picture of the actions which companies are finding most attractive to manage their DB and DC pension arrangements.

Case study

DB Governance Case Studies

As DB liabilities have become legacy issues to be managed, governance has become the umbrella term for a broad range of risk management tools. In this publication, we look at the DB governance solutions we have helped our clients to implement.

Technology

A match made in heaven?

As pension trustees and sponsors get serious about good governance, a key question is whether technology can play a meaningful role or is simply an expensive addition that looks good but adds little value?

Perspective

Advisers: Endgame

In this Pensions Perspective, Andrew Udale-Smith looks first at the different types of adviser review and when and how they might best be used. Then he focuses on how to design a smooth and efficient process for a full market tender.

Perspective

ROOT and Branch

In this Pensions Perspective, Andrew Udale-Smith aims to get to the ROOT of what makes for good governance for a DB scheme. The article looks at Risk management, the two branches of Organisational and Operational governance and the use of Technology.