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

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.

On the Trail of Lost Pensions

According to a statistic quoted by the former UK Pensions Minister, Baroness Ros Altmann, people will have an average of 11 jobs during their working life. This underlines that the days where the aspiration and expectation was a 40 year career with a single employer are long gone.

BWCI's Two New Actuaries

We are delighted to announce that two of BWCI's pensions specialists, Erin Bisson and Matthew Le Blond, have recently qualified as Fellows of the Institute of Actuaries

Guernsey Mind 10k Run - Save the date

We all know that running and keeping fit makes you mentally sharp – and increases your feelings of well-being, so Guernsey Mind and BWCI are inviting you to get your running shoes on to take part in their annual 10k fun run on Sunday 10th September 2017 at 9.30am. For further information please go to www.bwcigroup.com/run-for-mind.

Insurance Accounting - the shape of things to come

Accounting standard setters have been debating the structure for accounting for insurance for many years. The International Accounting Standards Board have now voted that a new standard, IFRS17, should be effective from 1 January 2021.