Spence & Partners, the UK pensions actuaries and administration specialists, today announced their appointment by the Leighton Opticians Pension Scheme for their fully integrated DB scheme management service. The service includes actuarial, consultancy, administration, payroll, treasury and accounting functions.
Laura Cumming, Consultant at Spence, commented: “The Trustees of the scheme were very clear from the outset that developing an integrated approach to managing their scheme was crucial to handling both their ongoing commitments and planning for the future. As our technology platform provides immediate access to funding information, based upon live administration and investment data, the trustees will be able to become much more proactive with funding decisions and scheme management plans.
“Combining everyday functions with funding information allows all scheme activity to be run from the same base. This removes one of the unnecessary elements of modern advisory services – the transferring of data cuts for funding calculations. This is an outdated and lengthy process for a modern industry that no longer fits with the needs of schemes to act quickly and decisively.” Read more »