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Measuring the bottom‐line impact of mental health

Assessing your company’s situation and taking action can pay dividends in the form of higher employee engagement, mitigation of risk, and operational effectiveness, all of which contribute to improving ROI.

  • Optimizing productivity in a stressful age

    Remarks by Bill Morneau, Executive Chairman, Morneau Shepell to the HR Summit, December 10, 2013
  • Measuring the bottom‐line impact of mental health

    Assessing your company’s situation and taking action can pay dividends in the form of higher employee engagement, mitigation of risk and operational efficiency, all of which contribute to improving ROI.

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More than half of Canadian pension funds eye further derisking measures

Apr 17, 2014

…It is very significant that more than half the plan sponsors are considering further derisking measures, given that nearly three-quarters of them have already taken steps to derisk,” said Fred Vettese, chief actuary at Morneau Shepell

TRACKING THE FUNDED STATUS OF PENSION PLANS

Apr 16, 2014

This estimate of the solvency liabilities reflects the new CIA guidance published in January 2014 for valuations effective December 31, 2013 or later.

QUÉBEC – DRAFT REGULATION FOR VOLUNTARY RETIREMENT SAVINGS PLANS (VRSP)

Apr 16, 2014

The Autorité des marchés financiers du Québec (AMF) and the Régie des rentes du Québec (RRQ) each recently published draft regulations respecting voluntary retirement savings plans (VRSP) ...

IMPACT ON PENSION EXPENSE UNDER INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING

Apr 16, 2014

Every year, companies must establish an expense for their defined benefit pension plans.

QUÉBEC –DRAFT REGULATION TO AMEND THE REGULATION RESPECTING SUPPLEMENTAL PENSION PLANS

Apr 16, 2014

A draft Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting supplemental pension plans was published in the March 12th Gazette officielle du Québec.

Canadians face more years of saving, work as chief actuary increases life expectancy

Apr 16, 2014

“With people living this much longer, it will eventually be ludicrous to think of ‘normal’ retirement occurring at 65,”

CAPSA RELEASES DC PENSION PLANS GUIDELINE IN FINAL FORM

Apr 16, 2014

On March 28, 2014, the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities (CAPSA) released Guideline No. 8 “Defined Contribution Pension Plans Guideline” (DC Guideline) in final form ..

NEW BC WILLS, ESTATES AND SUCCESSION ACT AFFECTS BENEFICIARY DESIGNATIONS

Apr 16, 2014

On March 31, 2014, the new Wills, Estates and Succession Act (the “Act”) came into force in British Columbia. The Act helps to simplify and codify the rules affecting wills and estates.

PRICE REDUCTIONS FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

Apr 16, 2014

Through the Pan-Canadian Competitive Value Price Initiative for Generic Drugs, the Council of the Federation announced that the prices of four more prescription drugs will be limited to 18% of the brand name price effective April 1, 2014.

30,000 Feet - First quarter 2014

Apr 15, 2014

The biggest stories of the quarter with significant ongoing impact - April 2014