Nine trustees have now been given the stamp of approval by the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) under its professional trustee accreditation regime.
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.
Jonathan Stapleton speaks to CBC Pension Services director Michael Clark about becoming the first fully-accredited professional trustee in the UK.
PMI chief executive Gareth Tancred tells James Phillips about progressing its five-year plan and redesigning the organisation amid the Covid-19 challenge
Jonathan Stapleton speaks to eight senior professional trustees about accreditation, diversity and the issues they face in their roles.
Voluntary accreditation of professional trustees will act as a quality mark and drive up scheme governance standards, argues Lesley Carline.
The industry has rejected the need for multiple professional trustee accreditation regimes after the Pensions Management Institute and Association of Professional Pension Trustees launched rival frameworks.
As both the APPT and PMI launch accreditation regimes for professional trustees, Henry Tapper asks if you are a Betamax or VHS Trustee?
The professional trustee accreditation process, set up by the Professional Trustee Standards Working Group (PTSWG), has been delayed again and is now expected to launch “in the new year”.