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

What MiFID II means for Pension Schemes

The original Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) was implemented in November 2007 to harmonise the regulation of investment services across the EU. However, the 2008 financial crisis exposed some of MIFID’s shortcomings in focusing on equities. Combined with the need to keep up with advancements in technology and the requirement for greater transparency in the financial system, the directive was revised and the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulations 2017 introduced.

Isle of Man Pension Freedoms?

Over the summer the Isle of Man Treasury launched a consultation on the possible introduction of a new pension scheme that would potentially provide greater pensions freedoms.

Life's a Game of Give and Take: Focus on Longevity Swaps

Increases in life expectancy are a source of risk and uncertainty for trustees of defined benefit pension schemes. Over the last decade a number of structures for managing this longevity risk have emerged, including the pension buy-in, the pension buy-out, and the most recent innovation, the longevity swap.

Time to Consider LDI?

Liability Driven Investment (“LDI”) is an investment approach that can help trustees of defined benefit pension schemes to reduce funding volatility. It does this by reducing the risk that asset and liability values change at different rates, or even move in different directions. Depending on how it is structured, LDI may also provide an opportunity to improve the funding position.

Student Vacancies

It's A Level Results Week. If you are looking to take a year out for some work experience then we may have suitable vacancies Please contact hr@bwcigroup.com. with a copy of your CV or go to www.bwcigroup.com/vacancies.