Employee benefit services

We are focused on delivering effective solutions for pension plans and other employee benefit plans. These include specialised consulting and administration services and our Blue Riband product range of positive retirement solutions.

Investment services

We provide practical and high quality investment advice which is unbiased and free from conflicts of interest. A full range of investment services is available to trustees and sponsors of pension plans, as well as to insurance companies, financial institutions and charities.

Insurance services

We are innovative with the services we provide to international life assurance companies, friendly societies and captive insurance companies. These include the core actuarial functions as well as broader consultancy issues such as product design and pricing.

International services

BWCI is the Channel Islands member firm of Abelica Global, the international organisation of independent actuarial and consulting firms.

Market Research and Island Consultancy

Island Global Research is a market research and consultancy company. We support clients in developing policies and initiatives, in making strategic decisions, in monitoring implementation, and in evaluating performance.

News

Guernsey Secondary Pensions Update

Back in February 2016 the States agreed, in principle, to the introduction of a secondary pension scheme in Guernsey and Alderney. This is expected to be phased in over 7 years, beginning in 2020.

IFRS 17 – “Hard to Digest?”

Following our previous article on insurance accounting, the International Accounting Standard Board (“IASB”) has at long last issued the final version of IFRS17: Insurance Contracts – a standard 20 years in the making. The publication provides some welcome clarity and sounds the starting gun for what will require detailed preparation to achieve a successful implementation on 1 January 2021.

Almost 900 years' experience

BWCI is pleased to report that our “10 year club”, which recognises the long-service of our team, is continuing to grow.

BWCI signs GET Disability Charter

BWCI is delighted to have signed up to the Guernsey Employment Trust (GET) Disability Charter.

Guernsey Pensions Regulation - Gap analysis

Last year saw the States approve the introduction of a pensions regulatory framework. As part of this process, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (“the Commission”) published The Pension Licensees (Conduct of Business) & Domestic and International Pension Scheme and Gratuity scheme Rules 2017 (“the Rules”).