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They deliver above expectation when the scheme has a particular challenge.
Ian Edwards,
Clare Owen has been a really excellent scheme secretary
Excellent communication - the trustee training course facilitators were clearly knowledgeable and very experienced in their field and able to convey concept and information in a way I was able to understand.
Phillipa McFadyen,
Gillian goes above and beyond, she is very responsive to the whole team and delivers outstanding work.
Wendy Stansfield,
Vector Aerospace
PSGS were overall more professional than others.
Paul Staniland,
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.
Mark Smith,
Partner at Taylor Wessing
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Pensions management

Whether you’re looking for ad-hoc, interim resources, seconded support or a permanent outsourced pension management solution, PSGS can help.

Pressure on budgets means few employers have sufficient expertise or resource to deal with all complex, time-consuming pension issues in-house. Turning to your actuarial or pensions advisers can be expensive for day-to-day pension scheme management and pension project management.

Instead, PSGS pension experts fill the gaps in your pensions management team, providing the expertise you need in a cost effective way. By sharing our in-depth experience across all aspects of pensions and scheme management, we'll help you deal with any pension scheme issue, such as:

Benefits of working with PSGS’s pensions management team

  • expertise of experienced pension managers without the big consultancy cost
  • assurance your procedures meet good pension governance and internal controls standards
  • certainty deadlines will be met
  • comfort nothing falls down the gaps between you, your pension adviser, your scheme, your payroll and other parties
  • confident of a ‘business as usual’ service no matter what happens to an individual team member our team approach & formal procedures remove succession and key man risks

Case study: seconded support

Our client's culture was very welcoming and collegial. Their HR and wider business teams encouraged our seconded staff to ask questions to develop technical knowledge of their pension schemes. Experience of working in-house enables us to maintain valuable knowledge of how open pension schemes operate from the company’s perspective.

Our role entailed:

  • Trustee secretarial - arranging pension trustee meetings, reviewing minutes, progressing actions arising, liaising with key internal stakeholders and advisers, ensuring the trustee remained compliant with relevant statutory and regulatory requirements including an annual internal controls review.
  • Pensions administration - reviewing and testing member websites, benefit calculations and pension contributions.
  • Communications - updating internal employee communications such as new joiner packs, information guides and relevant forms.
  • Projects - arranging and overseeing a financial education taster day for employees.
Pension management services

Case study: outsourced pensions management

This case study looks at how one PSGS client combined both their pension manager and scheme secretary roles in one person and covers the benefits from having this type of easy, cost effective access to pensions expertise.

Looking for interim pensions resource or considering outsourcing any aspect of pensions management? Get in touch – we’re happy to chat things through.

Speak direct to our specialist in this area

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Clare Owen

Director of Outsourced Pension Services

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