Monthly Archives: January 2011

Press release – Fifth straight year of double digit growth and four new partners

First Actuarial announces fifth straight year of double digit growth and four new partners First Actuarial, a leading independent provider of pension consulting services, announced revenue growth of 16% for the year ended 31 July 2010, and the promotion of four new partners. First Actuarial has hit a chord with clients and prospects, having won […]

F1rst briefing – Contingent Assets and SPVs

Background In the current economic climate, many pension scheme shortfalls have increased leading to a greater demand for contributions. However, at the same time, many employers are finding the cash required for higher contributions hard to come by. An increasing number of sponsoring employers and trustees are therefore considering the use of contingent assets and […]

F1rst briefing – Monitoring Employer Support

Background The Pensions Regulator has issued new guidance for trustees of occupational defined benefit pension schemes to help them assess, monitor and take action on the covenant of their scheme’s sponsoring employer. The new guidance brings together into one framework the support provided by scheme sponsors through employer covenant, and the additional security which may […]