Client feedback


In any major corporate transaction, time is of the essence. PSGS's pragmatic commercial approach helped us manage the pensions aspects of our group re-structure to ensure a positive outcome for all parties.
David Wilman,
CFO at Survitec Group
PSGS offered the right support at very short notice, at reasonable cost, when we really needed it
Ian Edwards,
Chair of Trustee, Comet Pension Scheme
Excellent service - as expected and why PSGS was chosen.
Stuart Barker ,
Independent Occupational Pensions Consultant, RSPCA
When requesting information by email, I have noticed that there is 'out of hours activity' to answer me. I regard this as a stand out 'above and beyond' - impressed.
The team provide an excellent service with practical and commercial input that we have not found with anyone else.
Mark Culwick
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,
RSPCA
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Trustee executive services for pension schemes

An effective pension trustee board is one that can focus on strategy and governance.


We help pension trustees by looking after all day-to-day activities, effectively managing trustee priorities and ensuring your pension plan runs smoothly. We do this through:

  • improving efficiency
  • sharing our expertise and market knowledge
  • ensuring operational excellence
  • cost effective delivery

The pension trustee support role is increasingly outsourced to a specialist like PSGS Secretarial Services. We tailor our trustee executive services to meet the needs of each pension scheme, providing expert support by:

  • delivering exceptional management of trustee meetings
  • proactive forward planning and prioritisation of actions to maximise efficiency
  • building effective relationships with pension trustees and other key stakeholders
  • providing specialist advice on pension scheme governance and operational matters
  • keeping pension trustees up to date with legal and regulatory changes
  • maintaining compliance with comprehensive policies and procedures
  • ensuring transparency on actual expenditure against agreed budgets

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Case study

We have provided trustee executive services for a client with several pension schemes managed by a common trustee board - a mixture of defined benefit (DB), hybrid and defined contribution (DC) with 17,000 members and over £1.5bn assets in total.

By becoming an integral part of the pension scheme trustee board, we deliver a highly valued personal service and enable the trustees to:

  • focus time on their most important strategic priorities
  • plan ahead and adapt smoothly to future changes
  • avoid getting involved in unnecessary operational detail
  • ensure transparency and cost efficient of adviser services
  • Read the full case study

To find out more about how our trustee executive services can support your pension scheme or existing in-house team,why not contact us?

Speak direct to our specialist in this area

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Clare Owen

Director of Outsourced Pension Services

Or call us on:

0118 207 2900

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