Musings

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Strong foundations are not enough

20 Sep 2021

Musings

There is a lot of time spent in making sure transitions are effectively and successfully delivered, and rightly so. However, transition is only one part of the story; it is only the beginning.

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Damon Lacey

Senior Consultant

How do schemes get the best from their administrator?

4 Aug 2021

Musings

The world of pensions administration has been through a rollercoaster over the past 18 months, but how do you ensure the performance of your administrator continues to meet the high standards you expect. We undertook some research into how Trustees and Sponsors approach administration oversight and have shared some key findings here.

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Jo Fellowes

Senior Consultant

How is TPR’s draft Code of Practice landing with trustees?

16 Jul 2021

Musings

We’ve been discussing the draft Code with clients and other Trustee contacts whilst we framed our response to TPR’s consultation. Here’s a sense of what trustees, pensions leads and people with risk roles we’ve spoken to have been making of it so far.

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Competence and Integrity

5 Jul 2021

Musings

Competence and integrity are two capacities and values which are as vital as they are difficult to define. Here we try and define each, establishing why they are both equally important skills to have across a trustee boards.

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Julia Land

Senior Adviser

TES-ting times

5 May 2021

Musings

We are now moving optimistically into the brighter, warmer weather of the spring and summer, the lockdown slowly lifting. While we all look forward to enjoying the lighter evenings and the re-opening of restaurants and pubs, in the pensions arena there is still a lot of work to be done.

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Ben Picknett

Senior Consultant

People risks and why managing them better pays dividends

31 Mar 2021

Musings

The hydra-headed impact of Covid-19 on pension schemes has placed strains on the people involved in running them. Now ‘the urgent’ work has been dealt with and more time is being spent again on ‘the important’. Which brings us onto people risks, and with the lockdown hopefully easing, making sure we come out stronger.

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Emma Beard

Senior Consultant

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