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DC, not as easy as ABC

By Greg Rice, Member Services Manager | 23/10/2018 | Article

Administration of defined contribution schemes (DC) is often quoted as being easy or simple when compared to their more mature defined benefit (DB) counterparts. “It’s just like running a bank account” and “all you have to do is multiply one number by another,” are two of the most common remarks associated with administering this type of arrangement.

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Cash flow management is DB's new admin headache

By Toby Clark, Client Relationship Manager | 09/10/2018 | Blog

The balance of payments for defined benefit pension schemes has shifted. With estimated active DB members numbering less than 500,000 and more than 5m members in receipt of their pension, most DB schemes have a negative cash flow.

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Considering consolidation? Act now

By Daniel Taylor, Client Director | 19/10/2018 | Article

With the question of consolidation no longer if, but rather when, Trafalgar House warns schemes to act now if they are considering consolidation, outlining the possible implications for administrators and how to best prepare.

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Using robotics to maximise the quality of advice for members

By Daniel Taylor, Client Director | 11/09/2018 | Article

Ever lied to your doctor? Exaggerate the amount of sunscreen you use and downplay the junk food and units of alcohol consumed? Don’t feel too upset, we’re all at it.

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Where there’s blame, there’s often no claim

By Garry Wake, Managing Director | 10/10/2018 | Article

When a pension scheme changes administrator, one universal truth applies: data issues and historical errors will be uncovered. First-hand experience of countless administration transitions has taught me that if schemes change administrator, then at least one of a handful of common issues will be uncovered.

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Trafalgar House appointed to The ITN Pension Scheme

By Trafalgar House | 17/08/2018 | Press Release

The ITN Limited Pension Scheme appoints Trafalgar House for the outsourced administration of its £300m scheme.

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