Pension basics

Pension Basics consists of two separate sessions:   

  • Session  1Getting to know the UK pensions system
  • Session  2   - Understanding the outcomes

The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection.

 

WHAT IS PENSION BASICS FOR?

To introduce basic principles of UK pension provision.

WHO IS IT FOR?

Anyone who wants to know more about UK pensions without becoming an expert. Particularly suitable for HR personnel and new trustees.

TOPICS

Session  1Getting to know the UK pensions system

  • Background to the origins of the UK pensions system
  • Key facts about the three main UK pension systems (State, workplace and personal pensions) and how they compare
  • The varieties of workplace pension schemes
  • The Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution concept

Session   2  - Understanding the outcomes

  • Defined benefit schemes and their benefit structures

  • Defined contribution schemes, how they provide outcomes and who provides them 

  • Who manages and monitors workplace pensions 
  • Where and how to find out more about workplace pension saving eg sources of information, websites, tools and calculators 

 

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

After taking part in both sessions you will be able to:

  • Explain key facts about the three main UK pension systems and use these to make general comparisons between them
  • Describe the characteristics and varieties of workplace pension schemes and how they differ
  • Discuss key features of workplace pensions with employees

 

FEES

A single fee of  £150+VAT covers both sessions 1 & 2


VIRTUAL SESSION DATES AND TIMES 

 

Session 1 - Getting to know the UK pensions system            
(11:00 -12:00)  16 June 2017     

FULLY BOOKED

Session 2 - Understanding the outcomes
(14:00 -15:00)  23 June 2017

FULLY BOOKED

 

Session 1 - Getting to know the UK pensions system
(11:00 -12:00) 

 7 July 2017     

Book places

Select the date for Session 2 - Understanding the outcomes
(14:00 -15:00)  when making your booking

7 July, 15 Sep 2017, 25 Oct 2017

 

 

Session 1 - Getting to know the UK pensions system
(11:00 -12:00) 

 8 Sept 2017    

Book places

Select the date for Session 2 - Understanding the outcomes
(14:00 -15:00)  when making your booking

15 Sept 2017, 25 Oct 2017 ,17 Nov 2017

  

For more information please contact Lynsey Hughes on 020 7601 1764 or email: lynsey.hughes@plsa.co.uk