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.

Analytics and Benchmarking

The Island Global Research extensive database of economic, social and environmental information enables us to apply innovative, practical and, above all, cost effective solutions to a wide range private and public sector organisations with interests in island communities.

News

New International Retirement Solutions brochure available

BWCI is pleased to announce that we have released our new International Retirement Solutions brochure which is available for download detailing our range of International Positive Retirement Solutions

BWCI’s New Managing Partner

The BWCI Group are pleased to announce the appointment of Diana Simon as our new Managing Partner. With the continued growth of the firm, the Group has decided to divide the Senior Partner and Managing Partner roles, in order to spread the workload between two partners. Stephen Ainsworth, who has performed both roles until now, will continue as Senior Partner.

Finance Act 2017

The UK’s draft Finance Bill 2017 was initially published on 5 December 2016 and was open for technical consultation until 1 February 2017. Two further drafts were published during March and a final version was published on 25 April 2017. This received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017 is now the Finance Act 2017.

Guernsey’s New Pensions Regulatory Framework

In the Quarter 4 2016 edition of Bandwagon we highlighted the Guernsey Financial Services Commission’s high level discussion paper on the possible introduction of pension regulations in Guernsey. The consultation process closed in early December 2016 and while there were no updates over the intervening 5 months, it is now evident that much work had been going on behind the scenes.

Island Global Research Strengthens Senior Team

Island Global Research Limited (IGR) is pleased to announce a strengthening of its leadership team from 1 May 2017. Lindsay Jefferies becomes managing director, taking over from Chris Brock. Lindsay, who joined the business in 2016 as deputy managing director, has extensive economic research and policy experience. Her expertise includes economic analysis of public sector initiatives, survey design and data analysis.