Client feedback


I found the trustee training really beneficial, highly recommended. I am not a trustee, I represent the employer and I think it will be valuable for me in future, having a better understanding of the trustees' perspective.
Dave Strain,
Royal Yachting Association
The trustee training course lecturers' explanations and willingness to answer questions were most valuable - even silly ones - although I have learnt there are no 'silly questions' that trustees should ask.
Anonymous
​Their pragmatic approach helps with quick and easy decision making. Another approach might have made things more difficult.
Mark Assinder,
Bouygues
The trustee training was a very well-paced overview which gave opportunity to explore ideas and question more deeply at key points.
Paul Coley,
The Altro Pension and Life Scheme
They deliver above expectation when the scheme has a particular challenge.
Ian Edwards,
Comet
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.
Mark Atkinson,
Partner at CMS Cameron McKenna
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Reviewing pension scheme advisers

Are you confident the advisers and suppliers to your pension scheme are delivering effective high quality services that represent good value for money?


Guidance from The Pensions Regulator makes it clear that pension trustees should regularly review their advisers and service providers and that you must:

  • have an excellent working relationship with your pension advisers
  • monitor their performance regularly
  • understand what they are doing so you can assess performance and value for money
PSGS pension scheme adviser reviews

Our adviser review service is unique, as our ‘day job’ professional pension trustee and scheme secretary expertise means:

  • we know what really makes a difference
  • we know what high quality looks like in practice
  • we know what good value for money really means

By combining this practical experience with our extensive knowledge of all major actuarial and investment consultancies, administration providers and pension lawyers, we developed an effective review process that comes without the time-consuming hassle typically associated with tenders.

Our pensions adviser reviews help with both benchmarking and selection, and are:

  • designed to match your needs with the right advisers
  • completely confidential
  • free from conflicts of interest
  • flexible
  • performed for a fixed fee

Case study

Our client’s pension trustees had lost confidence in their administrator and felt their fees were high and opaque. Using our extensive knowledge of the market, we created a tailored, targeted tender process to find the best-fit replacement.

As a result, the trustees achieved cost savings of over 20% and have a new provider who:

  • will maximise the quality of services over the long-term
  • has the capability to deliver a top-class client/member facing service
  • has a completely transparent fixed fee structure

Read the full case study

To find out more about how our adviser review service could benefit you, take a look at our service flyer or contact us to talk it through.

Speak direct to our specialist in this area

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Kathy Trusler

Scheme Manager

Or call us on:

0845 313 0024

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Case study

Read how one PSGS client used our targeted review process to find the adviser who was the best fit for them

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