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Putting members into categories that no longer fit

By Jenny Monger FPMI, Business Design Manager | 15/06/2018 | News

Employed-deferred members do not fit squarely into either the active or deferred box; they are a hybrid of both. They are a special type of member with their own particular needs and trustees should ensure that the contracts and processes of their administration provider reflect the unique needs of this group.

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What do pension scheme members really want?

By Karla Bradstock, Client Relationship Manager | 08/05/2018 | Blog

Remember that 90’s romcom where Mel Gibson could get inside the heads of women and find out what they were thinking? Their every thought, wants, and desires? Just imagine if pension administrators could do the same thing, and suddenly understand what scheme members really wanted! If we could only hear their thoughts and wishes, we could tailor our services to provide the solutions they crave...

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European Pensions Awards 2018

12/04/2018 | News

We are pleased to announce our shortlisting in the ‘Pension Scheme Administrator of the Year’ category at the European Pension Awards.

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Trafalgar House win Third-Party Administrator of the Year at UK Pensions Awards 2018

25/05/2018 | News

Trafalgar House is delighted to have been named Third-Party Administrator of the Year at this year's UK Pensions Awards.

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Changing pensions administrators? Here are five top tips for a smooth transition

By Gillian Hickey, Projects Team Manager | 01/05/2018 | Blog

Changing your pension administrator is a big deal. Let’s face it, most trustees are at least a little resistant to change given the complexity and perceived risk involved. Even with meticulous planning and research, plenty of headaches await should you fail to get it right.

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Trafalgar House appointed to The Costain Pension Scheme

04/04/2018 | News

The Costain Pension Scheme appoints Trafalgar House for first-time outsourced administration of its £780m scheme

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What are trustees' responsibilities when it comes to DB transfers?

By Michael De Souza, Technical and compliance manager | 25/05/2018 | Article

Some 100,000 defined benefit transfers took place in the 2017/18 financial year, according to estimates by the Pensions Regulator. This figure marries with the experience of pensions administrators, who have recorded significant increases in transfer activity since pension freedoms were introduced.

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Will Brexit make us fall in love with offshoring again?

By Daniel Taylor, Client Director | 12/04/2018 | Blog

Reduced access to international employees and an overall skills drain in the pensions administration sector could significantly restrict supply. But is offshoring the solution?

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