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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

Insurers risk being sidelined by internet-savvy consumer generation

Insurers risk being sidelined by internet-savvy consumer generation
Source: Towers Watson

Scarred by the financial crisis, price conscious buyers aged under 30 are driving a fundamental shift in how insurance is bought, according to Towers Watson.

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Business And Economics

Out with the old, in with the new for the School for CEOs Faculty

As one search ends, another begins.  With Spring just around the corner School for CEOs Faculty are undertaking new projects for upturn and development:

Business

Pension sponsors receive 'lump of coal' this year as rates remain stubbornly low: Mercer

After a promising start in 2014, Canadian pension plan sponsors aren’t in for a very happy new year, according to consultants at Mercer.

Long-term interest rates were expected to rise, but the reverse happened, meaning plan sponsors are likely to have to increase their contributions to pensions. 272 more words

FP Street

Straight talk - Connecting leaders with employees

I’m just reading the Towers Watson 2014 report on the Global Workforce.  Some real insights that could impact companies significantly in the next year.

The headlines: A) the disconnect between what employees want from work and what management thinks they want B) Lack of trust and engagement with immediate managers C) Motivation. 331 more words

Learning