Tag Archives: Willis Towers Watson

Via Nova challenges Origo’s PE backed monopoly.

Origo – a monopoly in the making I have for five years been writing about the pernicious impact of a potential monopoly created by Origo in the transaction of pension transfers. I still worry. Origo was set up  in 1989 … Continue reading

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Willis Towers Watson – thinking for us on pensions

I’d like to draw your attention to  an important study from Willis Towers Watson’s Thinking Ahead Insitute. It’s called shifts for the DC organisation of tomorrow. The study asks questions of pension providers around the world. It comes to one … Continue reading

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New torment for investment consultants – Mike Foster.

  Mike is a senior consultant at Montfort Communications. Until recently he was assistant editor at Financial News and that journalistic pedigree shines through in this remarkable piece of writing. Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind … Continue reading

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WTW-you don’t “de-risk”; you transfer risk!

In late March, Willis Towers Watson (WTW) published a survey of the choices made by 170,000 members of occupational defined benefit schemes. This is the question the survey sets out to answer “What choices have pension members made since the dawn … Continue reading

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In denial and in disgust – investment consultants and the FCA.

I went to the Vuelio blogger awards last night, which was fun, young, female and loud. I learned that I am unusual in not making money out of my blog and that I could make this a mobile advertising platform for … Continue reading

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