UK - Watson Wyatt has released its autumn calendar of trustee training seminars to be held at venues across the UK.
The training is designed for both trustees and finance/HR executives and is tailored to different needs and levels of competency.
Participants will be able to work through detailed case studies to discover the key issues they need to address, the questions they should be asking and current best practice.
Two-day defined benefit trustee training courses are offered monthly at Watson’s Reigate offices, with one-day DB sessions in London, Edinburgh and Bristol.
One-day defined contribution training, one-day investment training and one-day basic pensions training courses are also hosted at Reigate.
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