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Searching for: researcher is "hewitt bacon & woodrow"

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Survey signals workforce problems ahead for employers
Annual survey of DC/AVC schemes
Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow
Jun 2004 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends
According to this research, employers may be increasingly moving to defined contribution (DC) pension schemes to meet their short term objectives but they could be storing up longern term problems. The results of the survey show that only 3% of employers think that DC members have a good understanding of the funding levels required to build sufficient savings for retirement.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jun 2004 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

87234882   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Fund managers Acknowledge Implications of Long Term Investment Mandates
The UK fund management community's attitudes to long-term mandates
Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow
Mar 2004 United Kingdom Investment - General
In response to recent government thinking around the need for a more long term approach to pension fund investments, this research records the UK fund management community's attitudes to long term mandates. The feedback suggests that such a move would require firms to increase the dialogue with their pension fund clients to provide truly tailored services to match each client's different liabilities and perspective on risk. 

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2004 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

B4210348   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Short Term Pain of Pensions Reforms is Worth the Long Term Gain
Reaction to the Inland Revenue's proposed changes to the taxation of company pension schemes
Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow
Jan 2004 United Kingdom Taxation
According to the researcher, the pensions industry approves of the Inland Revenue's proposed changes to the taxation of company pension schemes. In a web based survey of over 100 pension professionals, 78% of respondents said they were in favour of the proposals. A similar percentage said they felt the changes would lead to genuine long term simplification.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jan 2004 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

C12005FD   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Nine out of ten companies reject the need for EU legislation in the field of corporate governance
Corporate governance and executive remuneration practices in major public companies
Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow
Dec 2003 Europe (including EU) Corporate Governance
Asked about EU legislation in the field of corporate governance, 90% of those surveyed rejected the idea of a strict, legally binding code. Yet 60% of respondents agreed that EU guidelines on corporate governance, which are expected to be published in 2004, would be helpful. 

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Dec 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

7C1912E8   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Employee Communications Overtake Government Legislation in the Pension Priority Stakes
Communicating the value of pensions and benefits
Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow
Oct 2003 United Kingdom Miscellaneous
This research reveals that UK companies believe communicating the value of benefits to employees is now more important than dealing with the implications of the Government's pensions proposals. 

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

8B1786AE   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Fund Managers Welcome 'Unconstrained Benchmarks'
Research amongst leading fund managers
Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow
Jul 2003 United Kingdom Investment - Management
This research shows that fund managers overwhelmingly believe that an 'unconstrained' mandate would allow them to build a portfolio that performs better over the long term. The research, conducted amongst 40 of the UK's leading fund management firms, reveals that 70% believe that index benchmarking prevents fund managers from backing their best stock ideas, while 82% believe that an 'unconstrained' mandate would lead to improved portfolio performance.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jul 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

E615067C   Click here to contact the authors.
 
10th annual Flexible Benefits Survey
Flexible Benefits Survey
Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow
Jul 2003 United Kingdom Miscellaneous
According to this research, 2002 saw the largest increase in organisations implementing flexible benefits for the past decade. Over 60% reported that the introduction of flexi had increased employee commitment and retention.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jul 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

7014492F   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Employees Want To Be Flexible With Their Benefits
Survey of 600 employees towards work benefits
Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow
Jun 2003 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
According to this research, more than a third of British workers (36%) count having a flexible range of benefits as the most important part of an employment package. The research investigated the attitudes of 600 employees towards work benefits and which three options appeal to them the most. Four in ten workers said that they want more from their pension scheme, whether in the form of increased employer contributions or a wider set of options.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jun 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

7A136446   Click here to contact the authors.
 
21st Annual Survey of the Additional Voluntary Contribution (AVC) marketplace
Survey of the AVC marketplace
Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow
May 2003 United Kingdom AVCs and FSAVCs
This research reports that poor returns and a bewildering explosion of investment choices for savers are key issues for the Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVC) market. The study  also confirms that trustees selecting and monitoring their AVC providers face potential confusion around the type of product they may be offering their members as with-profits policies mutate in response to market changes and the labelling of products becomes evermore confusing. However, the range and quality of communication and educational material on offer from providers continues to improve, and there are signs that the significant investment in administrative systems is starting to pay dividends.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> May 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

C5133067   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Response to the Green Paper
A response to the DWP's Green Paper, with recommendations
Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow
Mar 2003 United Kingdom Pension Reform
The researcher has responded to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Green Paper on pensions with a call for the urgent simplification of the state pensions system. It also outlines recommendations for a universal and simplified Citizens' Pensions, to replace the complicated state arrangements and eventually do away with means-testing for most pensioners.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

24109918   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Enrolling for benefits online
Research into employees choosing to enrol for their benefits via the internet
Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow
Feb 2003 United States Technology & Systems
According to this research, enrolling for benefits online continues to be first choice for employees in the United States. The percentage of employees enrolling via the internet has almost doubled in three years.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Feb 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

5B104125   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Input to the Green Paper on Pensions
What the researcher would like to see in the forthcoming Green Paper on pensions
Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow
Dec 2002 United Kingdom Pension Reform
With the Government's Green Paper on pensions due shortly, Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow, is urging decisive Government action in response to the looming problems surrounding retirement provision in the UK. This paper sets out the measures the firm would like to see the Government use to combat lack of confidence in the current system and what it describes as "a fatalistic approach to retirement".

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Dec 2002 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

DA0771B5   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Response from Pensions Professionals to Inland Revenue proposals
Response from Pensions Professionals to Inland Revenue proposals
Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow
Dec 2002 United Kingdom Taxation
This survey was carried out at a teleconference held for Pension and Human Resources managers on 20 December, 2002. In general, the audience was strongly supportive of the Government's bold moves to simplify the tax system for pensions, but understandably wary about the details

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Dec 2002 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

AE08584D   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Employee Turnover Research
Employee plans for 2003
Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow
Dec 2002 United Kingdom Miscellaneous
According to this research, UK employees will be less likely to move job in 2003 than in previous years, but are looking to improve the quality of their working life in the short term. Over three quarters are not intending to make long term plans in the coming year, for example pensions planning and other investments.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Dec 2002 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

550859B4   Click here to contact the authors.
 
7th Annual Survey of FTSE 100 Companies
Award levels for company directors
Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow
Nov 2002 United Kingdom Corporate Governance
With shareholders set to take an increasingly important role in the determination of executive remuneration under the Directors' Remuneration Report Regulations 2002, this research shows the continuing reluctance of FTSE 100 companies to disclose award levels for company directors on an annual basis. Even when levels are given, there is a continuing mismatch between the maximum awards made available and investors' expectations.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Nov 2002 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

7A075869   Click here to contact the authors.
 

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