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Your ongoing loyalty, business, and partnership are greatly appreciated. Together, we delivered
a lot for our clients this year. We expanded quarterly participant education campaigns,
enhanced electronic delivery of required notices and disclosures, and added Form 5500 signing
capability for our 3(16) clients. All of this was accomplished with an eye towards reinforcing our
commitment to helping clients spend less time on retirement plan administration.

Compensation Trend Insights

The latest analysis of compensation and benefits trends that advisors can use to assist their clients.

Keeping Up With Wages is More Important Than Ever in Today's Tight Labor Market

How can employers keep their finger on the pulse of competitive pay in today’s highly competitive labor market? Newport's Compensation Consulting experts show you how.

Impacted by the Great Resignation? Turn it Into the Great Retention

Are you impacted by the Great Resignation? Newport's experts reveal how to turn it into the Great Retention with winning compensation and benefits strategies. 

Compensating a Remote Workforce

The global pandemic has enabled employees across industries to become adept at virtual collaboration. Technology has transformed meetings where co-workers, colleagues and clients have become familiar online faces. Many organizations are now considering maintaining this model into the near future, but a common question is how to factor in location to determine employee pay.
 

Case Study: Small Pay Adjustments Lead to Big Impacts

Newport assisted a client with assessing the competitiveness of current Board Director compensation levels as compared to market. Newport also performed an analysis of the Board’s strategic support capabilities.

Case Study: Getting the Right Board Directors on the Bus

A Board Chairperson suspected that certain Board Directors no longer embraced the company’s mission and in some instances, Directors did not appear to be fulfilling their fiduciary responsibilities. Newport assisted the client by conducting an unbiased performance appraisal of all of the client’s independent Board Directors.
 

Newport Executive Benefits Survey Details the Latest in NQDC Plans

What are the latest trends in executive benefit plans? And how have these programs been impacted by the economic impact of COVID-19? Find out in the 2020 Newport/PLANSPONSOR Executive Benefits Survey Report.
 

Managing Compensation Realities in the Age of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on businesses nationwide. Newport’s Compensation Consulting team has been monitoring the impact on compensation programs and has developed some innovative strategies to enable companies to move forward and operate in the “new normal.”

Alternatives to Equity Compensation for Private Company Executives

Many of our clients face challenges attracting, motivating, and retaining top executives. To alleviate those challenges, most public companies have some kind of “equity-based” long-term incentive program (LTIP) in place for top executives. LTIPs reward executives for their contributions to value creation as measured by increases in share price.

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