If you’re considering closing your defined benefit (DB) pension scheme to new members or to further accruals, there may be certain obligations that you need to fulfil, including ensuring that you effectively communicate any changes to your members.
We understand this is a difficult subject to communicate and can help to manage this process by providing our services to assist your employees from initial consultation to closure. This can include answering queries through our helpline, providing guidance by using pension modelling tools to demonstrate a particular scenario, providing financial education and a microsite to help employees to understand the impact. We can also explain the new replacement scheme.
We have an abundance of experience in this area and have managed some of the UK’s high profile defined benefit pension closures to date. For example: