DB Actuarial Consulting

Our integrated, risk-based actuarial approach maximises value and creates more certain outcomes for trustees, sponsoring employers and scheme members.

Insightful, independent, integrated advice

To give your scheme the best chance of success and make it more resilient to risk, we can help you:

  • set clear, long term objectives with an aligned, efficient strategy to get you there;
  • take a fully integrated approach across investment, covenant and contributions; and
  • make fast, confident decisions through the use of innovative technology coupled with our expert advice.

Contact Laura to find out more, or read on to explore our specific services for trustees and sponsoring employers of DB pension schemes.

Actuarial services for Trustees

With defined benefit pension schemes maturing and the new funding standards requiring trustees to demonstrate clear long-term plans are in place, a robust ‘endgame’ strategy to secure members' benefits is more important than ever. 

To give your scheme the best chance of success and make it more resilient to risk, our three-stage approach helps you set clear, long-term objectives with an aligned, efficient strategy to get you there.

Establish where you’re going
  • Agree on objectives.

  • Consider options.

  • Market-leading longevity analytics. 

Optimise how you’ll get there
  • Risk-focussed Funding

  • Robust contingency plans

  • Regulatory confidence

Manage risks and capitalise on opportunities
  • Real-time monitoring

  • Win-win’ member options

  • Maximising value from risk transfer

  • Expert strategic planning

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Actuarial services for sponsoring employers

We develop and implement commercial pension strategies that prevent defined benefit pension costs damaging the health of your business.

Our corporate actuarial services include advice on pensions accounting, DB funding and triennial valuation support, benefit change projects and corporate transactions.

By helping you build effective and collaborative relationships with your trustees, you will be ideally positioned to implement your plans and deliver results.

Set the right PACE to buy-out

If your defined benefit (DB) pension scheme is targeting buy-out, you need a cohesive strategy and plan to get there. Find out how our PACE approach can help you deliver a successful buy-out strategy.


The new DB Funding Code

DB Funding Code hub 

On our hub, you can find resources to help you plot a route through the regulatory changes.

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Pension Dashboards

Ensuring successful compliance

Pensions dashboards will bring about a landmark change in the way individuals can access information about their pensions. Find out what trustees and administrators need to know to ensure compliance.

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Innovative digital solutions

Our advice is underpinned by innovative technology and digital expertise. Adapting to an ever more digital world, we have over 200 digital experts ranging from data scientists, modellers, technical architects, developers to UX designers, all dedicated to creating transformative digital solutions.  

Our digital first approach makes sure we’re harnessing the latest technologies and agile delivery to meet your needs. Powered by the latest cloud technology, our tools and solutions are best in class, and continually updated to keep up with the latest digital developments. 

Some of our digital actuarial solutions include: 

  • 3D Analytics, our online application that helps you manage your scheme effectively. It gives you up-to-date daily analytics that allows you to make better decisions about your scheme’s funding and investments.  
  • On Demand Valuations is our transformational approach to valuations. We provide our clients with updated liability, cashflow and risk information, based on up-to-date member data ‘on demand’ and as a matter of course, every quarter at no extra cost* 

*Subject to receipt of member data of appropriate quality, provided in a consistent format. For Hymans Robertson TPA clients this service is carried out as standard, at no extra cost to our administration fees. 

If you would like to learn more about our innovative digital solutions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. 

Download our 2024 Risk Transfer Report 

Our eight annual risk transfer report provides a comprehensive analysis of the pensions bulk annuity market. 

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Why not explore?

Fast Track or Bespoke: which approach is right for you?

Our updated interactive tool will help you identify whether your current strategy is more suited to the Fast Track or Bespoke route.

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In just five simple steps, our segment identifier can tell you which of TPR’s segments is most relevant to your scheme.

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