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  • Survey Research Results
    The Asia Pacific Benefit Trends Survey by Towers Watson found that 40% of employers in Asia Pacific spend over 20% of payroll on benefits. However, the same survey also found that only approximately half of employers felt that these benefits were sufficiently or highly valued by their employees. In this paper, we will further explore the link between effective communication and the perceived value of benefits, and suggest some evidence-based recommendations of how to leverage communication to derive maximum value from your benefit spend.
  • Survey Research Results
    Since 2008, Towers Watson has published a pioneering annual report on the finances of employee benefit plans of the largest companies in India. The latest edition of the ‘Employee Benefits Accounting & Risk study’ analyses the company financial statements of 99 of the BSE 100 companies. The inaugural study in 2008 revealed that 32% of Defined Benefit (DB) liabilities were unfunded and in comparison this figure has markedly dropped to 14% as per the latest findings. This is despite the combined estimated employee benefits liabilities having steadily increased over the years.
  • Survey Research Results
    Towers Watson’s 2014 FTSE 350 defined contribution pension scheme survey captures how the UK’s leading companies are dealing with the latest developments in the UK’s pensions and what impact they may have on employers of all sizes in the near future.
  • Survey Research Results
    FTSE 350 DC pension scheme survey 2014 infographic - how do the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 compare?
  • Survey Research Results
    2014 FTSE 350 defined contribution pension scheme research - ten years change in the FTSE 100 - Infographic
  • Survey Research Results
    An ageing workforce will create big talent management challenges for UK employers. They should be changing their reward and resourcing practices now.
  • Technical/Regulatory IC
    Each organization should undertake a pension fund market comparison at regular intervals every three to five years.
  • Survey Research Results
    Joint research by Towers Watson and The University of Melbourne casts a sobering outlook for Australians on the adequacy of their retirement incomes.
  • Technical/Regulatory IC
    IORP I (2003) contained provision for limited review after four years – these provide an update on where we are now.
  • Survey Research Results
    The Survey aims to assist employers and trustees to understand the governance context in the defined contribution (DC) space and assess how their DC schemes compare with others schemes in the market.
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