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PLSA Academy launches new virtual training

18 Apr 2017

The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) will launch its first online training session today. This is the first step towards offering a wider range of education and training activities online, making them more accessible to both members and non-members.   

The first session to be offered is Pensions Basics, which is ideal for anyone just starting in the pensions world; or those who want to develop their knowledge of pensions, such as human resources and payroll professionals as well as trustees.  

The session is interactive, allowing people to ask questions in real-time, and split into two parts, which can be taken on separate days in order to make it easier for people to fit the training around their day to day responsibilities. For larger groups, it is also possible to request a bespoke session on a date to suit their organisation.       

Frances Corbett, Head of the PLSA Academy and PINNACLE, said:

“Following feedback from our members, we fully understand the time pressures that they are under and the fact that while they are interested in training, it is often difficult to take a full day out of the office to attend training. Therefore to help our regional members, and those with tight schedules, we are starting to move some of our training modules online. Pension Basics is aimed at helping people develop an appreciation of the basics.”

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NOTES TO EDITORS:

Further information can be found online here, the Pensions Basics session costs £150 +VAT and the following dates are currently available:          

  • 18 April 2017
  • 7 July 2017
  • 8 Sept 2017

You can follow the PLSA Academy on Twitter here.

ABOUT THE PENSIONS AND LIFETIME SAVINGS ASSOCIATION

We’re the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association; the national association with a ninety year history of helping pension professionals run better pension schemes. Our members include over 1,300 pension schemes with 20 million members and £1 trillion in assets, and over 400 businesses. They make us the voice for pensions and lifetime savings in Westminster, Whitehall and Brussels.

Our purpose is simple: to help everyone to achieve a better income in retirement. We work to get more money into retirement savings, to get more value out of those savings and to build the confidence and understanding of savers.

CONTACTS:

Lee Blackwell, Head of Media & PR, Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association
T: 020 7601 1726, M: 07713 073 023, E: lee.blackwell@plsa.co.uk

Babak Mayamey, Press Officer, Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association
T: 020 7601 1718, M: 07825 171 446, E: babak.mayamey@plsa.co.uk

Kathryn Mortimer, Press Officer, Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association
T: 020 7601 1748, M: 07901 007 713, E: kathryn.mortimer@plsa.co.uk