“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. ”
“I would recommend them to anyone - I have dealt with a number of other independent trustee firms and would rate PSGS as the best. We are very happy with Mark and the service we get.”
“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.”
“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. ”
“Their pragmatic approach helps with quick and easy decision making. Another approach might have made things more difficult.”
“The trustee training was a very well-paced overview which gave opportunity to explore ideas and question more deeply at key points.”
There are many reasons why you would review the effectiveness of your pension trustee board, such as to:
PSGS is perfectly placed to review the effectiveness of your pension trustee board. We are independent, impartial and objective. We have an in-depth understanding of the role of a pension trustee board and the workings of a pension scheme, with extensive experience doing the job ourselves, and are able to bring wider experience and perspective to aid benchmarking. Being external means we can more easily ‘tell it like it is’ or deal with known issues diplomatically.
Our pension trustee board review services would be for tailored specifically to pension scheme, trustees and particular objectives, typically including one or more of the following elements:
PSGS delivers our trustee board effectiveness review service together with the Non-Executive Directors’ Association (NEDA) - the leading independent member association dedicated to Non-Executive Directors (NEDs). NEDA promotes and supports the needs of NEDs at all levels, providing a comprehensive range of practical education, training, mentoring, coaching and advisory services.
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