Almost half (49%) of the respondents to a Professional Pensions poll disagree that the trend toward sole corporate trusteeship is positive.
The number of defined benefit (DB) schemes employing a sole trustee model is expected to double over the next five years, according to an Aon poll of the sector.
Nine trustees have now been given the stamp of approval by the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) under its professional trustee accreditation regime.
The code of practice on sole trusteeship being developed by the Association of Professional Pension Trustees is expected to be published within months, chairwoman Nita Tinn says.
Provisional accreditation of professional trustees is necessary to ensure the speedy removal of “unscrupulous individuals”, Dalriada Trustees has said in defence of the process.
As Covid-19 hampers efforts for professional trustees to complete necessary exams, Brian Spence defends the use of provisional accreditation.
Professional trustees claiming to have “provisional” trustee accreditation are creating confusion in the market and are undermining the whole process, the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has warned.
Alan Whalley says professional trustee claims of “provisional” accreditations are undermining the process and creating confusion in the market.
The Association of Professional Pension Trustees (APPT) has announced the first 14 trustees to have received accreditation after completing its programme.