Since George Osborne’s announcement of changes to the Budget, Financial Guidance has become a buzzword circulating throughout the Pensions industry. Government and regulators have since been working closely together to clarify the distinction between pension advice and pension guidance, and as we progress through 2017, we can only expect to see this ‘buzzword’ becoming a greater feature. But what is financial advice, and when is Pension Scheme Guidance advice?read more
No matter the size of the organisation, without the correct security protocols in place, anybody is vulnerable to an attack. Ransomware must be taken seriously by each and every organisation, with those most at risk from an attack being the day to day users themselves; your staff.
So how do we at BlueSky ensure that we, and our clients’ data, are protected from such cyber-attacks?
With sponsoring employers increasingly looking at the pension options available to them, and some master trusts deciding to try and give it a go but not succeeding, the consolidation market is ever increasing.
Here at BlueSky, our 30 years’ experience allows us to understand the complexities that these sponsoring employers and trustees are facing in managing their pension arrangements.
So, how can we make complex transition simple?
For some time, master trusts have been considered full of disengaged members and employers that simply want to ‘tick the compliance box’ and move away. For us here at BlueSky, this isn’t good enough, and we therefore prioritise member engagement.
So, how important is member engagement and how can it be achieved?
As conversation surrounding pension scheme governance grows, and with effective governance remaining an area of close scrutiny by the Pensions Regulator, here at BlueSky, we’re breaking down what truly great governance looks like, and how it can be achieved.
What is pension scheme governance?
Since its rebrand in 2011, and the Ltd company launch that closely followed in 2013, BlueSky Pensions has grown year on year, now providing services to a number of clients, and around 40,000 pension scheme members, covering administration, governance and consultancy. We discuss BlueSky’s commitment to service, not profit, and how we stand out in a market driven by price…read more