“These days, Boards need real expertise on tap (with excellent back-up) to cope with a constantly evolving and more regulated environment. PSGS is geared to delivering that.”
“Very professional and engaged service.”
“It’s a pleasure working with key members of the PSGS team: their experience and leadership means that they know how to get the job done, working in partnership with fellow trustees, employers and advisers to achieve the best result for members.”
“Ever increasing regulation has placed a heavy burden on trustees both in terms of time and the risk of non-compliance. PSGS has the experience and the resources to help trustees manage these burdens.”
“Many organisations and people provide the services that clients need. In my opinion, the differentiator is in the way those services are provided and to that extent, Kathy embodies the qualities that I have come to value from PSITL. Kathy is organised but not fussy; diligent but not dogmatic; persistent without being pushy and compliant in a pragmatic way. Whilst she takes ownership and drives issues forward, Kathy is a team player who uses her and her colleagues experience to provide services to her trustee client whilst working closely with those like me representing the sponsoring employer. She works collaboratively with advisers but constructively challenges the scope of services, fees and service standards whenever necessary and makes sure that member needs are always taken into account. I enjoy working with her and trust that she will deliver what is required by the trustee and the members they represent in a manner satisfactory to the sponsoring employer. ”
“Excellent service - as expected and why PSGS was chosen.”
Laura is a member of our specialist Pension Protection Fund (PPF) team.
Laura started her pensions career in 2007 with a law firm as a Pensions Paralegal before being seduced by the variety of work and experience trusteeships can offer and joining us in 2014.
Laura specialises in schemes requiring wind up and legacy defined benefit (DB) arrangements. She has experience with complex investment strategy reviews and legal issues connected to members entitlements and scheme documentation.
Laura is an experienced project manager, routinely managing scheme governance, data and benefit reviews, investment reviews and legal reviews. She has helped with the successful transfer of eight schemes into the Financial Assistance Scheme, nine into the PPF and one PPF plus buy-out. She also provides secretarial support to ongoing schemes.
Laura is certainly adventurous. She has hang glided in New Zealand and snorkelled in the Great Barrier Reef and around the Galapagos Islands. She also took part in a night time half marathon to raise money for Cancer Research.
Qualifications: LLB Hons Law Degree, Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
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