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

UK Finance Bill 2017

The UK's draft Finance Bill 2017 was published on 5 December 2016 following the UK Chancellor's Autumn Statement. It contains a number of changes to the UK taxation of foreign pensions which are expected to apply from 6 April 2017.

BWCI wins prestigious captive award

BWCI is delighted to announce that it has been named the Actuarial Firm of the Year, for a record fifth consecutive year, at the prestigious UK Captive Awards in London.

Strategic Review of Guernsey’s Insurance Industry

Guernsey’s Committee for Economic Development has recently released PwC’s strategic review of Guernsey’s insurance industry. It underlines the importance of the sector to the island’s economy; employing 11% of finance sector workers and generating an estimated 20% of the finance sector’s GDP.

BWCI Launches 2017 Bursary

We are pleased to be able to announce the launch of our 2017 undergraduate bursary. Now in its 11th year, BWCI’s bursary scheme has been specially designed to support local students wishing to study for a degree at university. As well as providing financial support, our bursary students participate in a structured training programme during their summer vacations throughout their course. The closing date for applications is Friday 10th February.

Revised IORP Directive

It was easy to be distracted in June with the final run up and the aftermath surrounding the UK’s referendum on EU membership. However, another event caught the attention of pension practitioners amongst June’s political intrigue. After much discussion between EU stakeholders, a final draft of the revised Pensions Directive was made public. Since the EU uses the term Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision, the revised Directive is also known as “IORP II”.