Client feedback


I learnt more than I expected to at the trustee training course. A good introduction to the trustee role.
Rob Hartley,
RSPCA
PSGS were overall more professional than others.
Paul Staniland,
Kier
Many organisations and people provide the services that clients need. In my opinion, the differentiator is in the way those services are provided and to that extent, Kathy embodies the qualities that I have come to value from PSITL. Kathy is organised but not fussy; diligent but not dogmatic; persistent without being pushy and compliant in a pragmatic way. Whilst she takes ownership and drives issues forward, Kathy is a team player who uses her and her colleagues experience to provide services to her trustee client whilst working closely with those like me representing the sponsoring employer. She works collaboratively with advisers but constructively challenges the scope of services, fees and service standards whenever necessary and makes sure that member needs are always taken into account. I enjoy working with her and trust that she will deliver what is required by the trustee and the members they represent in a manner satisfactory to the sponsoring employer.
Stuart Barker,
Internal Pensions Consultant, RSPCA
​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.
Julia Morton,
Camellia plc
Excellent and comprehensive training course. I will definitely refer to what I've learned and received.
Kyp Kyprianou,
Bam Construction UK Ltd
​I enjoy working with PSGS and we have a very positive relationship. I was new to pensions and found them very helpful.
Bruce Allison,
RTUK
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Pension trustee training

Keeping knowledge and understanding up to date is a must for 21st century trustees to meet Pensions Regulator requirements.

We are strong believers in the importance of effective, targeted training to improve pension trustee knowledge and understanding (TKU) and regularly run courses covering real life examples and topical pension issues as well as The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) scope guidance.

Our courses include:

  • trustee knowledge & understanding for new pension trustees
  • core knowledge refresher sessions for more experienced pension trustees
  • training for the 21st century trustee - covering governance, strategic thinking & risk management and effective board dynamics
  • bespoke training for individual trustee boards - for example, ahead of an investment strategy review or pension scheme valuation

All of our training courses for pension trustees are interactive, with plenty of practical examples and opportunities for discussion and questions. Click here to see our latest course dates.

Trustee training tools

Our trustee training needs analysis highlights where knowledge gaps exist and additional training is required. Our pension trustee effectiveness self-assessment questionnaire helps you assess the structure and function of your trustee board, how well your trustee meetings work and the strength of your pension scheme governance arrangements.

From these we can build a specific trustee training plan or conduct a more in-depth trustee board effectiveness review to more fully meet TPR's 21st century trusteeship requirements.

You can learn more about or register for one of our trustee training course here. If you’d like to find out more about our trustee training tools or bespoke course, please contact us.

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James Double

Head of Trusteeship

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Trustee board effectiveness reviews

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Pension trustee effectiveness self assessment

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