“Wish I'd had the opportunity to do the Trustee training course sooner! ”
“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. ”
“We now have a very collaborative approach between trustees and employer.”
“Thanks for all your help!”
“PSGS was chosen because of their knowledge of the subject and awareness of our particular schemes.”
“So much more proactive than the previous company. On the ball - thinking in advance of things needing doing - very proactive.”
In the pensions context, the account would hold monies paid by the pension scheme sponsor. Funds are protected and would only be released to either the pension scheme or the employer when certain pre-agreed trigger points are reached. Escrow accounts are often used at the time of a corporate acquisition or disposal to help manage risk and deliver certainty and security.
We act as an independent third party managing both pension and non-pension escrow accounts.
In addition to handling all fiduciary duties and managing the receipt, investment and payment of funds, an added advantage of an escrow account managed by a third party is that the funds will be preserved in the event of an insolvency.
To learn more about escrow accounts and our escrow agent service, please contact us.
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