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Calendar of events

Below is a list of all upcoming PLSA events. To view a calendar filtered by event type such as conferences or PLSA Academy training courses. please choose any option under the Calendar Of Events page within the left menu. 


January 2018

Hitting the Target Consultation Event - Edinburgh (HC1801)

Come and join us for a half day consultation event. This is an opportunity for you to inform our policy work by sharing your views with us. Further information about Hitting the Target: Delivering Better Retirement Outcomes can be found here. Book your place now.

Retirement Guidance - supporting employees virtual training (VTRG1801)

Retirement Guidance –supporting employees is in two parts: Session 1 - (11:00 -12:00 noon). Session 2 - (14:00 -15:00). Sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training and if you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones. The course helps anyone responsible for providing information to employees who are considering accessing retirement saving by explaining key factors that employees need to consider.

Webinar: Lifting the lid off Fiduciary management (WE1801)

An insight into the process for selecting a fiduciary manager and what trustees might consider during the selection process, and once their selection is complete.

The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones.

Pension Basics Virtual Training (VTPB1801)

Pension Basics is in two parts: Session 1 - Getting to know the UK pensions system (11:00am -12:00 noon). Session 2 - Understanding the outcomes, this will take place on the same day (14:00pm -15:00pm).  The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform and together they explore, for example, the key principles of UK pensions, their characteristics and finances, the organisations that monitor them and where to go to get more information.

The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones.

Understanding Investment Virtual Training (VTUI1801)

Understanding Investment is in two parts: Session 1 – The fundamentals (11:00 -12:00 noon). Session 2 – The Characteristics (14:00 -15:00) The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones. Together they explore, for example, reasons why pension schemes invest and the factors that may influence investment performance. It looks at the investments most frequently used by pension funds, their main characteristics and risks, and key varieties of investment management.
February 2018

Pension Basics Virtual Training (VTPB1802)

Pension Basics is in two parts: Session 1 - Getting to know the UK pensions system (11:00 - 12:00). Session 2 - Understanding the outcomes, this will take place in the afternoon on this date (14:00 - 15:00).  The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform and together they explore, for example, the key principles of UK pensions, their characteristics and finances, the organisations that monitor them and where to go to get more information.

The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones.

Introduction to Trusteeship - Part 1: The Theory (IT1802)

This course is the first of two 1-day courses which together provide an introduction to the role of a pension scheme trustee. If you are new to trusteeship or thinking about becoming a pension scheme trustee this course is right for you. Learn the theory of pension scheme trusteeship, including what is expected from trustees and how to apply good scheme governance.

Becoming a trustee Virtual Training (VTBT1802)

Becoming a trustee is in two parts: Session 1 - (11:00 -12:00 noon). Session 2 - (14:00 -15:00). The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform and together they provide an insight into the appointment and role of a trustee. Employers and pension schemes keen to develop wider, more diverse participation on their trustee boards may also find this course helpful to inform employees or past employees who may be selected for election to a trustee board.

The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones.
March 2018

Investment Conference 2018 (IV18)

A three day event attracting 950 attendees which focuses on pension fund investment.  The conference is aimed at trustees, chief investment officers, pension scheme managers, asset managers and investment specialists.

Pension Basics Virtual Training (VTPB1803)

Pension Basics is in two parts: Session 1 - Getting to know the UK pensions system (11:00 - 12:00). Session 2 - Understanding the outcomes, this will take place in the afternoon on this date (14:00 - 15:00).  The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform and together they explore, for example, the key principles of UK pensions, their characteristics and finances, the organisations that monitor them and where to go to get more information.

The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones.

Introduction to Trusteeship - Part 2: The practice (IP1803)

This course is the second of two 1-day courses which together provide an introduction to the role of a pension scheme trustee. It is suitable for new trustees who have already learned the rudiments of pension scheme trusteeship or if you have already attended Introduction to trusteeship Part 1: The theory.

Retirement Guidance - supporting employees virtual training (VTRG1803)

Retirement Guidance –supporting employees is in two parts: Session 1 - (11:00 -12:00 noon). Session 2 - (14:00 -15:00). Sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training and if you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones. The course helps anyone responsible for providing information to employees who are considering accessing retirement saving by explaining key factors that employees need to consider.

Understanding Investment Virtual Training (VTUI1803)

Understanding Investment is in two parts: Session 1 – The fundamentals (11:00 -12:00 noon). Session 2 – The Characteristics (14:00 -15:00) The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones. Together they explore, for example, reasons why pension schemes invest and the factors that may influence investment performance. It looks at the investments most frequently used by pension funds, their main characteristics and risks, and key varieties of investment management.

Introduction to Trusteeship - Part 1: The Theory (IT1803)

This course is the first of two 1-day courses which together provide an introduction to the role of a pension scheme trustee. If you are new to trusteeship or thinking about becoming a pension scheme trustee this course is right for you. Learn the theory of pension scheme trusteeship, including what is expected from trustees and how to apply good scheme governance.
April 2018

Becoming a trustee Virtual Training (VTBT1804)

Becoming a trustee is in two parts: Session 1 - (11:00 -12:00 noon). Session 2 - (14:00 -15:00). The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform and together they provide an insight into the appointment and role of a trustee. Employers and pension schemes keen to develop wider, more diverse participation on their trustee boards may also find this course helpful to inform employees or past employees who may be selected for election to a trustee board. The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones.

Introduction to Trusteeship - Part 2: The practice (IP1804)

This course is the second of two 1-day courses which together provide an introduction to the role of a pension scheme trustee. It is suitable for new trustees who have already learned the rudiments of pension scheme trusteeship or if you have already attended Introduction to trusteeship Part 1: The theory.

Pension Basics Virtual Training (VTPB1804)

Pension Basics is in two parts: Session 1 - Getting to know the UK pensions system (11:00 - 12:00). Session 2 - Understanding the outcomes, this will take place in the afternoon on this date (14:00 - 15:00).  The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform and together they explore, for example, the key principles of UK pensions, their characteristics and finances, the organisations that monitor them and where to go to get more information.

The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones.

May 2018

Introduction to Trusteeship - Part 1: The Theory (IT1805)

This course is the first of two 1-day courses which together provide an introduction to the role of a pension scheme trustee. If you are new to trusteeship or thinking about becoming a pension scheme trustee this course is right for you. Learn the theory of pension scheme trusteeship, including what is expected from trustees and how to apply good scheme governance.

Understanding Investment Virtual Training (VTUI1805)

Understanding Investment is in two parts: Session 1 – The fundamentals (11:00 -12:00 noon). Session 2 – The Characteristics (14:00 -15:00) The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones. Together they explore, for example, reasons why pension schemes invest and the factors that may influence investment performance. It looks at the investments most frequently used by pension funds, their main characteristics and risks, and key varieties of investment management.

Local Authority Conference 2018 (LA18)

A specialist pension event for Local Authorities, designed to look at the ever-changing Local Authority Pension Scheme.  Attended by some 400 local authority officers, councillors and their advisers.

Becoming a trustee Virtual Training (VTBT1805)

Becoming a trustee is in two parts: Session 1 - (11:00 -12:00 noon). Session 2 - (14:00 -15:00). The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform and together they provide an insight into the appointment and role of a trustee. Employers and pension schemes keen to develop wider, more diverse participation on their trustee boards may also find this course helpful to inform employees or past employees who may be selected for election to a trustee board. The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones.
June 2018

Retirement Guidance - supporting employees virtual training (VTRG1806)

Retirement Guidance –supporting employees is in two parts: Session 1 - (11:00 -12:00 noon). Session 2 - (14:00 -15:00). Sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training and if you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones. The course helps anyone responsible for providing information to employees who are considering accessing retirement saving by explaining key factors that employees need to consider.

Pension Basics Virtual Training (VTPB1806)

Pension Basics is in two parts: Session 1 - Getting to know the UK pensions system (11:00 - 12:00). Session 2 - Understanding the outcomes, this will take place in the afternoon on this date (14:00 - 15:00).  The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform and together they explore, for example, the key principles of UK pensions, their characteristics and finances, the organisations that monitor them and where to go to get more information.

Introduction to Trusteeship - Part 1: The Theory (IT1806)

This course is the first of two 1-day courses which together provide an introduction to the role of a pension scheme trustee. If you are new to trusteeship or thinking about becoming a pension scheme trustee this course is right for you. Learn the theory of pension scheme trusteeship, including what is expected from trustees and how to apply good scheme governance.

Introduction to Trusteeship - Part 2: The practice (IP1806)

This course is the second of two 1-day courses which together provide an introduction to the role of a pension scheme trustee. It is suitable for new trustees who have already learned the rudiments of pension scheme trusteeship or if you have already attended Introduction to trusteeship Part 1: The theory.
July 2018

Pension Basics Virtual Training (VTPB1807)

Pension Basics is in two parts: Session 1 - Getting to know the UK pensions system (11:00 - 12:00). Session 2 - Understanding the outcomes, this will take place in the afternoon on this date (14:00 - 15:00).  The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform and together they explore, for example, the key principles of UK pensions, their characteristics and finances, the organisations that monitor them and where to go to get more information.

The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones.

September 2018

Pension Basics Virtual Training (VTPB1809)

Pension Basics is in two parts: Session 1 - Getting to know the UK pensions system (11:00am -12:00 noon). Session 2 - Understanding the outcomes, which will take place on a future date you select during the booking journey (14:00pm -15:00pm).  The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform and together they explore, for example, the key principles of UK pensions, their characteristics and finances, the organisations that monitor them and where to go to get more information.

The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones.

Retirement Guidance - supporting employees virtual training (VTRG1809)

Retirement Guidance –supporting employees is in two parts: Session 1 - (11:00 -12:00 noon). Session 2 - (14:00 -15:00). Sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training and if you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones. The course helps anyone responsible for providing information to employees who are considering accessing retirement saving by explaining key factors that employees need to consider.

Becoming a trustee Virtual Training (VTBT1809)

Becoming a trustee is in two parts: Session 1 - (11:00 -12:00 noon). Session 2 - (14:00 -15:00). The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform and together they provide an insight into the appointment and role of a trustee. Employers and pension schemes keen to develop wider, more diverse participation on their trustee boards may also find this course helpful to inform employees or past employees who may be selected for election to a trustee board.

The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones.

Introduction to Trusteeship - Part 1: The Theory (IT1809)

This course is the first of two 1-day courses which together provide an introduction to the role of a pension scheme trustee. If you are new to trusteeship or thinking about becoming a pension scheme trustee this course is right for you. Learn the theory of pension scheme trusteeship, including what is expected from trustees and how to apply good scheme governance.

Understanding Investment Virtual Training (VTUI1809)

Understanding Investment is in two parts: Session 1 – The fundamentals (11:00 -12:00 noon). Session 2 – The Characteristics (14:00 -15:00) The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones. Together they explore, for example, reasons why pension schemes invest and the factors that may influence investment performance. It looks at the investments most frequently used by pension funds, their main characteristics and risks, and key varieties of investment management.
October 2018

Retirement Guidance - supporting employees virtual training (VTRG1810)

Retirement Guidance –supporting employees is in two parts: Session 1 - (11:00 -12:00 noon). Session 2 - (14:00 -15:00). Sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training and if you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones. The course helps anyone responsible for providing information to employees who are considering accessing retirement saving by explaining key factors that employees need to consider.

Introduction to Trusteeship - Part 2: The practice (IP1810)

This course is the second of two 1-day courses which together provide an introduction to the role of a pension scheme trustee. It is suitable for new trustees who have already learned the rudiments of pension scheme trusteeship or if you have already attended Introduction to trusteeship Part 1: The theory.

Pension Basics Virtual Training (VTPB1810)

Pension Basics is in two parts: Session 1 - Getting to know the UK pensions system (11:00 - 12:00). Session 2 - Understanding the outcomes, this will take place in the afternoon on this date (14:00 - 15:00).  The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform and together they explore, for example, the key principles of UK pensions, their characteristics and finances, the organisations that monitor them and where to go to get more information.

The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones.

Introduction to Trusteeship - Part 1: The Theory (IT1810)

This course is the first of two 1-day courses which together provide an introduction to the role of a pension scheme trustee. If you are new to trusteeship or thinking about becoming a pension scheme trustee this course is right for you. Learn the theory of pension scheme trusteeship, including what is expected from trustees and how to apply good scheme governance.

Annual Conference & Exhibition 2018 (AC18)

Our flagship event, a three day conference attracting over 1,500 attendees – the most important event of the year for anyone involved in pensions (trustees, pension scheme managers, administrators, HR specialists, finance directors and their advisers).  The event includes a trade exhibition of approximately 80 exhibition stands.

Becoming a trustee Virtual Training (VTBT1810)

Becoming a trustee is in two parts: Session 1 - (11:00 -12:00 noon). Session 2 - (14:00 -15:00). The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform and together they provide an insight into the appointment and role of a trustee. Employers and pension schemes keen to develop wider, more diverse participation on their trustee boards may also find this course helpful to inform employees or past employees who may be selected for election to a trustee board.

The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones.
November 2018

Understanding Investment Virtual Training (VTUI1811)

Understanding Investment is in two parts: Session 1 – The fundamentals (11:00 -12:00 noon). Session 2 – The Characteristics (14:00 -15:00) The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones. Together they explore, for example, reasons why pension schemes invest and the factors that may influence investment performance. It looks at the investments most frequently used by pension funds, their main characteristics and risks, and key varieties of investment management.

Pension Basics Virtual Training (VTPB1811)

Pension Basics is in two parts: Session 1 - Getting to know the UK pensions system (11:00 - 12:00). Session 2 - Understanding the outcomes, this will take place in the afternoon on this date (14:00 - 15:00).  The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform and together they explore, for example, the key principles of UK pensions, their characteristics and finances, the organisations that monitor them and where to go to get more information.

The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones.

Introduction to Trusteeship - Part 1: The Theory (IT1811)

This course is the first of two 1-day courses which together provide an introduction to the role of a pension scheme trustee. If you are new to trusteeship or thinking about becoming a pension scheme trustee this course is right for you. Learn the theory of pension scheme trusteeship, including what is expected from trustees and how to apply good scheme governance.

Introduction to Trusteeship - Part 2: The practice (IP1811)

This course is the second of two 1-day courses which together provide an introduction to the role of a pension scheme trustee. It is suitable for new trustees who have already learned the rudiments of pension scheme trusteeship or if you have already attended Introduction to trusteeship Part 1: The theory.