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Peanuts, monkeys and why the idea of investing for the longer term is a no brainer

As part of my multi-disciplinary Master’s degree, I did one unit in the Business School about business strategy. There I sat in a lecture room full of keen-eyed, shiny business students and me, the curious arts student whose entire career has been in the private sector, a large chunk working in investment. 527 more words

Financial Services

Live Long & Hedge?

In the longevity-hedging space, 2015 is on track to match 2014 as a record year for the total volume of hedging deals, highlighting the significance of this area within the pensions space. 397 more words

Pensions

Even poor performers get bonuses

For the fifth year in a row, bonus payouts will fall short of what employers had budgeted for, according to a Towers Watson survey of 170 large and midsize U.S. 220 more words

Life

5 key trends affecting human capital management in today's workplace

Take a look around the modern workplace, and you’ll see a great deal of change happening all around you. We’re operating in a new economic climate, we’re using innovative new technology and we’re adopting new strategies for doing work on a daily basis. 541 more words

Human Capital Management

Willis Group to Merge With Towers Watson

Willis Group Holdings, an insurance broker and risk advisory firm, and professional services group Towers Watson, announced Tuesday they plan to merge.

The combined company, Willis Towers Watson, will be worth $18 billion, taking in about $8.2 billion in revenue, according to… 117 more words

Willis Group to merge with Towers Watson

Willis Group Holdings , an insurance broker and risk advisory firm, and professional services group Towers Watson , announced Tuesday they plan to merge.

The combined company, Willis Towers Watson, will be worth $18 billion, taking in about $8.2 billion in revenue, according to… 121 more words

Finance

More than half of poll respondents plan to disclose "more than the minimum" under pay-versus-performance rules

by Cydney Posner

A poll conducted by compensation consultant Towers Watson in the course of its webcast on the SEC’s proposed pay-versus-performance disclosure rules revealed that, if the rules are adopted, more than half of the respondents expect to disclose “more than the minimum” required under the SEC proposal and one in three “expect to significantly change their approach to disclosing information on how they reward their executives,” according to the  382 more words

Securities