“Very professional and engaged service.”
“Highly informative. Having leading professionals deliver the TKU course really adds value.”
“I would recommend them to anyone - I have dealt with a number of other independent trustee firms and would rate PSGS as the best. We are very happy with Mark and the service we get.”
“Very broad, comprehensive trustee training course covering a wide range of topics. Excellent!”
“Where PSGS are appointed to act in conjunction with an existing body of trustees, we have found that they are quickly able to fit in well and gain the trust and respect of their co-trustees. ”
“They are very proactive and full of new ideas, they've brought better scheduling and better minute sets.”
They include when:
Alternatively, you may find yourself in one of these five common situations that have led clients to appoint an independent trustee from PSGS:
Our client: a leading charity
When the pension scheme sponsor informed us they wanted to close the DB scheme to future accrual, we sought legal advice on whether there was a ‘Courage Case’ problem with the scheme’s amendment power. This was an important issue for our members because it would decide whether the scheme’s link to final salary could be broken when it closed to future accrual.
Next, we started negotiating with the sponsoring employer about members’ future benefits. We also ensured all communications sent to our members were clear, accurate and helpful.
At the end of the consultation period, we ensured time was allocated to consider members’ comments and make any necessary amendments to the final proposal.
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