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Jackal’s Michael O’Connor nominated for Pensions Personality of the Year

The nominations for Pensions Personality of the Year 2011 are in and Jackal’s very own Michael O’Connor is on the list! (more…)

Category : Savants in the News — admin @ 4:41 pm February 21, 2011

Employer covenant and art of reasonable affordability

With the release of the Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) latest guidance on ‘monitoring employer support’ in November 2010, employer covenant has once again been thrust into the limelight. Reasonable affordability, however, remains off stage and playing understudy to the headline act. (more…)

Category : Employer Covenant — Tags: , — admin @ 11:38 am February 18, 2011

Jackal Advisory shortlisted for Sponsor Covenant Provider of the Year

The shortlists for the Professional Pensions UK Pensions Awards 2011 have just been announced and Jackal Advisory has been nominated in the Sponsor Covenant Provider of the Year category. (more…)

Category : Employer Covenant,Savants in the News,Uncategorised — Tags: , — admin @ 3:25 pm February 9, 2011

Trustees failing to manage sponsoring employer’s covenant

Significant numbers of trustee boards are failing to sufficiently and proactively monitor their sponsor covenants, recent research shows.

A survey of 119 schemes and more than 800 trustees – found 37% of respondents carried out formal covenant monitoring once a year or less. (more…)

Category : Employer Covenant — Tags: , — admin @ 12:58 pm February 4, 2011

January sees 96 companies declared insolvent

96 companies were declared insolvent in January, but figures show that this is a 13% drop on January 2010.

With statistics from reporting that more than three companies a day went out of business last month, it does look as though the economy is not quite out of the woods yet. (more…)

Category : Corporate Insolvency — Tags: , , , — admin @ 10:17 am February 2, 2011

Corporate insolvency figures for 2010 not realistic reflection of what is happening

There has been much discussion regarding the possibility of a double dip recession.

It is believed that 2011 will see record levels of corporate insolvency and that the figures due to be published on Friday will not be reflective of what is happening on the ground with businesses. (more…)

Category : Corporate Insolvency — Tags: , , , , — admin @ 1:32 pm February 1, 2011

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