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November 29, 2022
NEW! Secondary Pensions Announcement
November 25, 2022
NEW! Secondary Pensions Announcement
November 23, 2022
BWCI is encouraging employers not to delay their workplace pension arrangements, after the States agreed proposals for the biggest transformation to retirement savings the island has ever seen. At their meeting today politicians approved the secondary pensions proposals, which will create a big change to the culture around retirement savings.  Employers will be legally required…
November 16, 2022
Bandwagon-I3-2022-Inflation-Article.pdf By Simon Corbett at BWCI “Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man“ – Ronald Reagan Introduction Inflation is well and truly back with a vengeance! Until very recently markets had seemed to be pricing in a relatively quick return to low inflation.…
November 9, 2022
Secondary Pensions Update - What's the latest?
November 4, 2022
Guernsey Secondary Pensions Update
November 2, 2022
Working life has changed and the old expectation of a ‘job for life’ doesn’t really exist anymore. In fact, it is estimated that the average worker nowadays will have 11 jobs over their career. This shift has meant that it is much more common for people to have multiple pensions scattered among different pension providers.…
October 19, 2022
Pensions used to be complicated, but changing technology is making planning for retirement increasingly simple. There are apps to manage your banking, shopping, fitness goals, and romantic aspirations – so it makes sense that you should also be able to manage your pension through an app too. We launched the BWCI app last year and…
October 7, 2022
Don’t worry this isn’t an article with lots of tut-tutting about starting a pension late in life.  It’s not unusual nowadays for people to begin building their pension egg in their 40s and 50s. Young people are experiencing lots of financial pressures, such as paying off debt, trying to get on the property ladder, and…
September 22, 2022
BWCI is pleased to announce a total of twelve staff promotions from 1 July 2022 in our offices in both Guernsey and Jersey. Guernsey Team: Back row (left to right) – Oliver Shrigley, Erin Bisson, Samantha Bisson, Luke Richards Front row – Lily Guille, Carly Tucknott, Amy Dexter, Jessica Sumner Jersey Team: (left to right) –…
July 21, 2022
By Carl Stanford at BWCI “the UK is ranked in the top three national issuers of green bonds“ What are Green Gilts? “Green gilts”, a new classification of UK government bonds (“gilts”) were launched towards the end of 2021. This latest form of government debt has the same structure as traditional (“Brown”) gilts, however the money…
July 19, 2022
By Mark Colton at BWCI “This measure can be used for asset classes other than equities” My previous article, in the last edition of Bandwagon, set out the case for taking investment action in the face of climate change. However it was silent on implementation. So this article examines: greenhouse gas metrics ESG (Ethical, Social,…