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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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Women in Pensions Awards 2018

By Trafalgar House | 18/03/2018 | News

Congratulations to Karla Bradstock FPMI, Gillian Hickey and Jenny Monger for being nominated for the Women in Pensions Awards 2018.

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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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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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How to get ready for the annual Pension Benefit Statement (IORP II)

By Jenny Monger, Business Design Manager | 02/03/2018 | Article

The Pension Benefit Statement has a relatively simple list of required content but demands a complex journey to implement.

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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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Forget about invention - reinvention is what pension administrators need

By Garry Wake, Managing Director | 29/03/2018 | Blog

What too many pension administration providers fail to realise is that they have the power to be proactive now. If we could only stop succumbing to our bewilderment and fear at the thought of AI and robotic breakthroughs; we might just realise the change can already be made.

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