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Stock and bond market turmoil raises concerns about pension solvency

Record low bond yields and falling stock markets are putting pension plan sponsors “on course to revisit some of the financial anxiety of the recent past,” consultant Towers Watson warned Friday. 480 more words

FP Street

Which Employees Are Delaying Retirement and Why?

Which Employees Are Delaying Retirement and Why?
Source: Towers Watson

AT A GLANCE

  • 34% of workers under 40 believe that retirement delays among older workers are restricting their career opportunities.
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Business And Economics

Renovating HR for the New World of Health Care

Renovating HR for the New World of Health Care
Source: Towers Watson

For a variety of reasons, the health care industry has failed to keep pace with the drive for efficiency seen across much of corporate America in the last decade, when most HR functions streamlined processes, eliminated paper and centralized administrative activities.

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Business And Economics

Examining the latest HR technology trends in 2014

With less than a month until the one and only HR Technology Conference and Expo, it behooves us to discuss some of the key trends in — you guessed it — HR technology. 570 more words

Human Capital Management

The Indiscriminate Allocation of Salary Budgets

A new report exploring how Canadian companies are spending their salary budgets reveals that employers may not be linking monetary rewards with on-the-job performance as mindfully as they could — and, quite frankly, might benefit from expanding their compensation ideas beyond the strictly monetary anyway. 295 more words

Pay Raises Are Coming Next Year!

American workers will be getting an average 3% pay hike from employers next year according to a survey from salary consultant Towers Watson. This would top… 62 more words

CeCe McGhee

The world’s 300 largest pension funds – year end 2013

The world’s 300 largest pension funds – year end 2013
Source: Towers Watson

Total assets of the world’s largest 300 pension funds grew by over 6% in 2013 (compared to around 10% in 2012) to reach a new high of almost US$15 trillion (up from US$14 trillion in 2012).

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International