Morneau Shepell’s commitment to thought leadership and practical solutions to workplace health, productivity and retirement solutions is supported by a multi-faceted research agenda with three areas of focus:
On May 2, Ontario’s Government brought forward its 2013 Budget, including a few items relevant to pensions and employee benefits.
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Alberta introduced legislation on April 18, 2013, for Pooled Registered Pension Plans (PRPPs), following Saskatchewan and BC,1 as reported in our News & Views of April 2013.
In March 2013, the International Accounting Standards Board (“IASB”) issued an Exposure Draft that proposes changes to the IAS 19 accounting rules for defined benefit plans.
This graph shows the changes in the financial position of a typical defined benefit plan since December 31, 2007.
According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, the economic burden of mental health problems is $51 billion annually, of which 40% could be attributed to loss of productivity at work.
Defined Contribution (DC) pensions are often dismissed as being too volatile to meet the needs of individuals or the organizations that employ them.
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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