“Gillian and Curtis provide an excellent service to the trustees. They are approachable and possess a huge amount of knowledge. Everything appears to work smoothly which I am sure is due to the immense amount of work they do in the background to ensure all paperwork is available and up to date.”
“These days, Boards need real expertise on tap (with excellent back-up) to cope with a constantly evolving and more regulated environment. PSGS is geared to delivering that.”
“PSGS offered the right support at very short notice, at reasonable cost, when we really needed it”
“We are extremely pleased with the appointment we made. The way Ian reacts to us and works with us is brilliant. We are very happy.”
“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.”
“Ian has added more value than we thought he would at the start… which shows it pays to go with someone who is doing the job of a professional trustee as their bread and butter.”
We act for DB and DC pension schemes as:
We were appointed as Chair of the Grisewood & Dempsey scheme. The most recent valuation showed a 51% funding level with a £5.3million deficit. Combined with a weak employer covenant, this represented a significant challenge to the trustees and sponsor.
We provided professional guidance and support to our co-trustees, enabling strategic decisions to be taken that have ensured the scheme’s funding position has been well managed and the point of wind up has been reached. In particular, we helped the trustees:
There are many reasons why you might appoint a professional pension trustee, so it is important you find the pension trustee company that offers the right skills and expertise for your particular scheme and situation. As well as those that are particular to you and your pension scheme, key factors to consider include:
Our reputation has been built on excellent client service. We build long-term relationships and have an open and constructive style of working to help our clients meet the challenges they face and achieve the goals they have set for their scheme.
In many cases, our role as professional independent trustee is to:
If you are considering appointing an independent pension trustee for the first time or are reviewing your current professional trustee appointment, why not find out more about the benefits of working with PSGS?
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