“Very professional and engaged service.”
“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. ”
“Ann and her team are very knowledgeable and proactive, liaise well with our other advisers and provide the Trustees with an invaluable secretarial service.”
“PSGS offered the right support at very short notice, at reasonable cost, when we really needed it”
“PSGS was chosen because of their knowledge of the subject and awareness of our particular schemes.”
“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.”
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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