Pension basics

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.

You will need video and audio access to do this training

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 XXY

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)                                                                                            

            28 Sept  2017        

Book places

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

25 Oct 2017, 17 Nov 2017

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

You will need video and audio access to do this training

                                                        

  

For more information please contact Nikolina Hudi on 020 7601 1710 or email:  nikolina.hudi@plsa.co.uk