Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.
The purpose of Pension Insurance Corporation (“PIC”) plc is to pay the pensions of its policyholders. PIC is a leading provider of buy-ins and buyouts to the trustees and sponsors of UK defined benefit pension schemes. At year-end 2017, PIC had insured 151,600 pension fund members and had £25.7 billion in financial investments, accumulated through the provision of tailored pension insurance buyouts and buy-ins to the trustees and sponsors of UK defined benefit pension schemes. Clients include FTSE 100 companies, multinationals and the public sector. PIC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority (FRN 454345). For further information please visit www.pensioncorporation.com
For nearly four decades, State Street Global Advisors has been committed to helping our clients, and those who rely on them, achieve their investment objectives. We partner with many of the world’s largest, most sophisticated investors and financial intermediaries to help them reach their goals through a rigorous, research-driven investment process spanning both indexing and active disciplines. With trillions* in assets, our scale and global reach offer clients unrivaled access to markets, geographies and asset classes, and allow us to deliver thoughtful insights and innovative solutions.
State Street Global Advisors is the investment management arm of State Street Corporation.
*Assets under management were $2.80 trillion as of December 31, 2017. Please note that AUM totals are unaudited.
Scottish Widows was founded in 1815 and has since established a proud history of working with advisers. The brand has more than 5 million customers and offers a product range including individual and workplace pensions, mortgages, savings and investment and protection. Scottish Widows currently sits as one of the most recognised and trusted brands in the Life, Pensions & Investments market*.
Scottish Widows is committed to supporting employers and their employees, using their experience to help them make the most of change. They do this by providing market insight and guidance and continually innovating and improving their service, support and propositions. The brand forms an integral part of LBG’s three-year strategy, giving particular focus to growing Financial Planning and Retirement to provide banking and insurance customers with a truly holistic proposition to meet their retirement and savings needs.
For more information on Scottish Widows visit http://www.scottishwidows.co.uk/employer/
* Ipsos December 2017
SEI’s Institutional Group is one of the first and largest global providers of outsourced investment management services. The company delivers integrated retirement, healthcare and non-profit solutions to more than 480 clients in 13 countries. Our solutions are designed to help clients meet financial objectives, reduce business risk and fulfil their due diligence requirements through implemented strategies for the management of defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, endowments, foundations and board-designated funds.
For more information visit: seic.com/institutional-investors
Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organisations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer’s more than 22,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With more than 60,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $13 billion, through its market-leading companies including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment.
Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 1,000 institutional investors worldwide. We have USD 74 billion in assets under management and more than 1,000 professionals across 19 offices worldwide.
Partners Group is in the unique position of offering a genuine private markets fund for the UK DC market. The Generations Fund provides DC members with access to Partners Group’s full suite of private markets capabilities: private equity, private debt, private infrastructure, private real estate and liquid alternatives. Partners Group have created innovative products for the DC markets in Australia, USA and UK.
Stephenson Harwood is a law firm with over 1000 people worldwide, including more than 150 partners. Our people are committed to achieving the goals of our clients. We assemble teams of bright thinkers to match our clients' needs and give the right advice from the right person at the right time. Dedicating the highest calibre of legal talent to overcome the most complex issues, we deliver pragmatic, expert advice that is set squarely in the real world.
Our pensions team has the experience, knowledge and skills to advise you on a broad range of pension issues – from the day-to-day to the unusual.
Recruiting for the Pensions & EB industry for more than 15 years, we are experts working with In-House Pension Departments, Third Party Administrators and Consultancies UK wide. BranWell Ford has developed an enviable client portfolio through sharing knowledge and providing assisting on pension jobs, whilst following market trends. We ensure we know the specifics of each job, we like to meet our clients to see for ourselves the work environment and identify skills, experience and personality fit.
Candidates benefit from working with the BranWell Ford team, who are qualified pensions professionals now working as recruiters. We are pension people, and we know career bottlenecks and how to enhance your prospects for promotion. All fully qualified to high REC standards, we take the time to interview each candidate and identify what qualities they have, firming up on salary and benefit expectations. We only send CV’s if we have consent.
The team, Pip, Nikki and Hayley manage a variety of vacancies, UK wide, and pride ourselves on bringing together clients and candidates for their mutual benefit.
Pip Raffael (nee Sanford) DipPMI/FIRP – email@example.com Consultants, Actuaries, Communications, Trustees, SIPP/SSAS, Group Risk & Healthcare
Nikki Haupt FIRP – firstname.lastname@example.org TPA, Administrators and Managers, Ops & Delivery, IT, Accounts & Payroll
Hayley Brockwell FIRP – email@example.com In-House at all levels
T: 01279 859000
At KAS BANK we think your scheme's custodian should give you more. We keep your assets safe, and give you better information - so you can make better informed decisions. And we'll give you better service - so you can focus on managing your scheme.
We're pensions people, with a personal approach, looking at your problems from your perspective.
We're raising the standard of administration for all UK pension funds. Whether you want to understand your costs more transparently, monitor your managers more closely, or improve investment performance more sustainably, we're on your side - helping you to deliver better outcomes for your members.
Pendragon provides Perspective and The Guide for Pension Trustees.
Perspective, the highly acclaimed legal and regulatory information service, is used by organisations across the whole spectrum of pensions including funds, advisers, regulators and trustees. It is an essential resource for those who need to look at legislation and guidance affecting the UK pensions industry.
The Guide for Pension Trustees is the leading source of analysis and guidance for trustees, scheme managers and those responsible for pensions at companies. It has recently been updated and relaunched online with the help of its new editor, Kevin LeGrand.
Sammons Pensions Recruitment is an award-winning, industry-leading recruitment specialist. For over 25 years we have successfully recruited across the UK and International pensions industry: Permanent, Interim, Temporary, Contingency and Executive Search-based appointments for FTSE100 to SMEs, placing highest calibre candidates at all levels: In-house Administration to Global Director Third party/Consultancy Administration, Client Management, Consultancy, New Business; Actuarial Specialist including Communications, Technical, Compliance, IT, Implementation, Project Management, Accounts, Payroll, Trustee, Investment
Additional services include: Outplacement; Salary Benchmarking, Annual Salary Survey, now in its 16th year of production; Career, CV, Interview, Offer Counselling; Recruitment Techniques; access to Legal Advice. Visit our website for more information www.sammonspensions.co.uk
Smart Pension is a FinTech company, which operates one of the largest DC Master Trusts in the UK. Founded by experienced finance and technology professionals, Smart has grown from a standing start in 2015 to have over 400,000 employees on the platform at the beginning of 2018. Smart aims to provide a pension account that is flexible, secure, and easy to use. At the cutting edge of technology innovations, Smart continuously invests in bringing new features to the member experience. Participating Employers in the Smart Pension Master Trust range from single-employee companies to large companies employing several thousand people.
Smarterly helps people make more informed decisions about their savings and investments in an engaging way by combining best practice e-commerce techniques with artificial intelligence. At a time when interest rates are rock bottom and financial wellbeing is high on the agenda of most employers, Smarterly brings a new compelling proposition to consumers via the workplace. We provide workplace stocks & shares Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) facilitating investments via payroll deduction with lump sums or regular contributions. The Smarterly platform has approximately 1,000 funds from 90 Fund Managers giving savers a wide choice of where to invest their money with competitive low charges.
Target provide detailed trace and data verification solutions for the pensions industry. We are the leading trace agency for innovation, providing a bespoke service to our clients and delivering the highest quality results which are fully investigated. We work with all sectors within the industry and can prepare scheme common data in a staged and cost-effective way ahead of GDPR and the revised tPR scheme return. Target hold ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 as well as Cyber Essentials plus accreditation. For specific enquiries please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0800 988 1255
Unum is the market leader in Group Income Protection (GIP) insurance, now being used by pension schemes to manage the risk of employees retiring early because of ill-health or injury. GIP helps to fund these retirements, providing members with access to medical and vocational rehabilitation expertise and our Employee Assistance Programme (‘Unum Lifeworks’).
We have extensive experience supporting some of the UK’s biggest DB pension schemes, especially when they close for future accrual, and we offer flexible solutions to meet the needs of stakeholders including trustees, employers, members and staff bodies.
Unum also offers Group Life, Critical Illness and Dental insurance.
Wealth Wizards is the UK’s first fully-regulated online financial adviser. Our mission is to make expert advice accessible and affordable for everyone. We work with progressive employers to help their employees feel in control of their pension and combine financial expertise and smart technology to provide them with a realistic, personalised plan for their workplace pension.
Our tools works online across mobile, tablet and desktop, so it’s more consistent, less expensive, and lower risk. Together, we tailor their company benefits package to businesses so that employees get more than just a salary.
WEALTH at work is a leading provider of financial education, guidance and advice in the workplace.
It helps employees understand how to maximise their workplace savings and benefits in the context of their overall financial position, by delivering financial education tailored to their needs.
Its guidance and financial advice service helps individuals to understand their personal financial situation, whether they’re saving for their future or selecting their retirement income options.
This complete service offering helps employers support employees to make informed decisions to improve their financial wellbeing throughout their career and to maximise income at-retirement.
We are the UK's largest professional body for employee benefits, retirement saving professionals, trustees, and fund managers supporting over 6,500 members across 32 nations.
Advertising with PMI will provide you with an unmatched opportunity to reach a highly engaged audience. We have designed our advertising opportunities and analytics to enable you to deliver your objectives, drive increased prospects, showcase your expertise, and become more competitive.
Through our pioneering industry offerings, including PMI website, emails, events, insight partners and PMI member magazine, we constantly strives to build your brand equity by displaying your content to not only over 6,500 members across 32 nations, but a wider audience through our ongoing PR capabilities.
Our mission: promoting excellence in pensions and lifetime savings, for the benefit of practitioners, the economy and society
Our vision: to be the recognised authoritative voice for pensions and lifetime savings
Our values: customer focus, shared vision, passion, trust and respect, professionalism and team work