South Yorkshire Pensions Group Annual Conference

28th June 2018

South Yorkshire Pensions Group are delighted to announce details of their upcoming annual pensions conference.

The half day event will be held on Thursday 25th October 2018 at the AMP Technology Centre at the world-renowned Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre in Sheffield. The event aims to share knowledge, provide informed and relevant seminars to trustees, companies and professionals in relation to corporate pensions and to encourage networking amongst them. The event is FREE to attend, and delegates will be treated to a complimentary breakfast and lunch. Book now to avoid disappointment as places are limited. Ample free parking is available on-site. We are delighted to announce the keynote speakers for the Annual Pensions Conference below: Malcolm McLean OBE, Barnett Waddingham -The Future of the UK Pensions Industry As the former Chief Executive of the Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) and the current 'Pensions Personality of the Year' as voted for by readers of Pension Age magazine, Malcolm will draw upon his vast experience and knowledge to share his views on the retirement and pensions issues that are likely to shape the UK pensions industry going forwards. Guy Ellison, Investec Wealth & Investment -Politics & Economics - The effects on pensions investments In what continues to be a highly turbulent political environment both in the UK and internationally, Guy will provide an overview of the major issues affecting investor sentiment and the potential implications that these may have on the investment of pension scheme assets. Henry Tapper, First Actuarial -British Steel Pension Scheme - Lessons from Port Talbot Having spent time in Port Talbot talking to British Steel Pension Scheme members, Henry will take a look at the fallout from the much-publicised case including the legacy for transfers out of Defined Benefit schemes and the lessons that trustees and employers can learn from what happened. Hugh Creasy, Capital Cranfield -Current Issues Facing trustee boards As a practising professional trustee, Hugh will provide an insight into the current pensions landscape and the difficulties for trustees with recent case studies from his own experiences with The Pensions Regulator (TPR). Agenda: 8.30am Registration, Breakfast & Networking 9.00am Session 1 (Hugh Creasy & Henry Tapper) 10.30am Breakout 11.00am Session 2 (Darren Ruane & Malcolm McLean OBE) 12.30pm Lunch & Networking 1.30pm - Close About The South Yorkshire Pensions Group The South Yorkshire Pensions Group was formed in 2015 by professionals and others who have an interest and involvement with corporate pension arrangements in the South Yorkshire/Sheffield City Region. It promotes seminars and social events in conjunction with the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The Group's objectives are to share knowledge, provide informed and relevant seminars to trustees, companies and professionals in relation to corporate pensions and to encourage networking amongst them. The Group promotes several seminars each year and has hosted several prominent speakers from the pension industry including Sir Steve Webb the former pensions minister and speakers from the Bank of England.

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