PMI Seminar: Introduction to UK Pensions

Wednesday 20 September 2017

Sackers is hosting the PMI Seminar: Introduction to UK Pensions on Wednesday 20 September.

Is your career in need of a boost? Are you working in either a pension’s role or an allied business area where pension’s knowledge would be advantageous? This introductory workshop is designed for those with little or no previous pension’s knowledge. Our expert panel will talk through the essentials of the pensions industry. From outlining the pension’s law and defining the role of the administrator to shedding light on the design of Trust based pension schemes. We’ll share our insights and update you on the core areas that professionals starting out in the pensions industry need to know, as well as answer any questions you have about the pensions industry.

Topics include:

Setting the scene

  • Essential jargon
  • Parties involved in a pension scheme
  • Types of Trustees

Pensions Law

  • Role of lawyers – Company v Trustee
  • Complaints and the Ombudsman
  • Recent legislation and on the horizon

Design of Trust based pension schemes

  • Defined benefit
  • Defined contribution
  • Retirement benefits
  • Early leavers
  • Ill health benefits
  • Death benefits

Pension Administration

  • Role of the administrator
  • Calculating benefits
  • Communicating benefits
  • Data

Member Engagement

  • Disclosure
  • Advice v guidance
  • New communication channels

Pension Scheme Funding

  • Role of the Actuary and Investment Consultant
  • Contributions
  • Investments
  • Actuarial valuation

To register, please click here.


9.00am Seminar commences

2.45pm Seminar finishes

Sackers' Client Centre
6th Floor, 20 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7JE