OWith a mission to help retirement professionals in the charitable sector share their knowledge and best practices, the Charities Pensions Club is resuming its extensive program of events for 2022.
The club has confirmed that pensions consultancy Isio and international law firm CMS will continue their roles as partners, enabling the Charities Pensions Club (CPC) to offer the very latest information, advice and guidance to its members. The CPC Spring Meeting and Networking Cocktails will take place on Tuesday, April 26 at the CMS offices in London, which members can attend in person or virtually.
Neil Smith, Partner at CMS, said: “We look forward to hosting the April event. Charities Pensions Club events are tailored to members and focus on current practical issues facing charitable pension schemes. At the April event, we will discuss the transfer to a master trust, approaches to GMP equalization and the challenges presented by the pension regulator’s upcoming Single Code of Practice, as well as the opening of the members to discuss the issues that concern them most. .”
Charities Pensions Club was originally created to support a small group of retirement professionals in the charitable sector, providing a platform to discuss topical issues. The club has grown steadily over the years and now has 16 members, including Age UK, RNIB, Barnardo’s, National Trust, Mencap and Cancer Research UK, plus many other charities.
Gemma Woodall, Director at Isio, said: “As charities continue to feel the impact of the pandemic, the role of the Charities Pensions Club has become even more valuable, offering the latest information, expertise and opportunities to share experiences. with peers. We are committed to supporting the CPC as it helps charities through these difficult times.
By offering the latest advice, peer-to-peer discussions, seminars, networking opportunities and practical resources, the Charities Pensions Club helps retirement professionals navigate industry changes and stay ahead of the game. .
Chloe Scragg, director of the Charities Pensions Club, said: “The last two years have been eventful for everyone, especially for charities. The Third Sector is estimated to have suffered a loss of £12.4 billion due to the pandemic, so CPC is here to offer support and motivation both now and for the long term. The knowledge shared by our partners is invaluable to our members, helping their organizations become more agile and competitive.
After the CPC Spring Meeting in April, upcoming CPC events include the Joint CPC and PLSA Meeting (June 28), the Joint CPC Partners Meeting (September 15), where CMS and Isio will discuss the latest topics , the fall meeting of the CPC (November 10), and a festive Christmas lunch in December. If you are a retirement professional working in the charitable sector, please visit the Charities Pensions Club website or LinkedIn page to learn more.