“In my experience, not all professional trustees are able to cope with tricky or potentially confrontational situations. I find PSGS has massive experience in getting involved, earning the respect of others and resolving such issues. They get stuck in – they are a first rate team.”
“Where PSGS are appointed to act in conjunction with an existing body of trustees, we have found that they are quickly able to fit in well and gain the trust and respect of their co-trustees. ”
“They have helped us save much more and created a cohesive plan to de-risk whilst building an integrated pension team.”
“PSGS offered the right support at very short notice, at reasonable cost, when we really needed it”
“I wanted to look at the effectiveness of our trustee board, so Gillian, our PSGS scheme secretary, provided their trustee self-assessment tool to help me gather thoughts and opinions from others on the board. The tool was extremely easy to use and asked all the right questions to help me collect the information I needed as Trustee Chair. It is a great example of the way PSGS shares knowledge with their clients and makes dealing with key governance issues easy. As well as enabling me to meet one of the Regulator’s 21st century trusteeship requirements, using the tool has flagged trustee training needs and ways we could improve trustee meetings further. ”
“Excellent service - as expected and why PSGS was chosen.”
Good pension communications are vital for employees and scheme members to understand - and properly value - the pension benefits being provided to them.
One of the major communication challenges currently facing pension trustees and employers is the need to clearly explain the new pension flexibilities announced in the 2014. These represent major changes - and pension members need to understand the options available to them and the implications of choosing each option.
Auto-enrolment and automatic re-enrolment is an ongoing process that requires multiple communications to employees, many of which containing quite detailed and complicated information. Then there are the issues specific to each type of pension scheme:
Getting pension communications right requires true expertise. Our team includes a communication specialist whose valuable expertise enables employers and pension trustees to enhance their communications to make them easier and more attractive to read (while still being factually correct), typically at a much lower cost than other third party consultants.
Our pension communication services include drafting and graphic design for a range of hard copy, soft copy and online communications, including:
To find out how we could help you improve your pension communications, please contact us.
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