Aviva is the thirteenth master trust provider to receive the Pension Quality Mark (PQM) Ready accreditation.
PQM highlighted the trustees' review of the scheme, user-focused communication options and default investment option journey as just three of the most striking aspects of the scheme.
Aviva pension governance manager Stuart Gash explained the provider was proud to receive the award.
"This is a reflection of the quality of the proposition we offer. Our master trust will continue to see significant investment to match the ambitions we have in this vibrant market.
"Employers who choose our master trust can be confident that they are choosing a high-quality scheme that meets the governance and communication standards set out by PQM enabling them to get the best outcome for their employees."
PQM managing director Matthew Doyle added Aviva has joined a select group of high quality pension providers which have achieved accreditation.
"It is great news for the industry and consumers to see another master trust has demonstrated that they go beyond the minimum requirements required by regulation and the assurance framework, to deliver real positive outcomes for consumers," he said.
Doyle went on to outline the reasons the provider stood out to the PQM assessors.
"The meticulousness of the trustees' scheme review to ensure it meets the needs of employees and members was impressive.
"Allowing members to select a communication channel they feel most likely to engage with was also particularly notable, and the process for determining the default investment option was one of the best we have seen," he continued.
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