Useful Links

Please note that the following links are a suggestion of further reading and in no way do we support or take responsibility for the content of their websites.

Pension Organisations

Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)

The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) seeks to influence the outcome of, and pro-actively shape, UK pension policy to achieve a viable and sustainable workplace pensions sector that instills public confidence.

Pensions Management Institute (PMI)

The Pensions Management Institute is dedicated to supporting individual trustees and trustee boards through professional qualifications, on-line training courses and regular events.

The Society of Pension Consultants (SPC)

The Society of Pension Consultants is the representative body for a wide range of providers of advice and services to work-based pension schemes and to their sponsors.

The Association of Professional Pension Trustees (APPT)

The Association of Professional Pension Trustees aims are to encourage and promote the highest professional standards in those who practice as professional pension trustees and to promote the role of professional trustees.

The Association of Corporate Trustees (TACT)

The principal purpose of the Association of Corporate Trustees is to represent the interests of its membership which comprises nearly all of the leading corporate trustees who operate in the U.K.

Government and Regulators

HM Revenue & Customs

The HMRC website contains information on consultations and issues, manuals and other reference material, news and updates and pension schemes forms.

The Pension Service

The Department for Work and Pensions website contains information about the Department and its policies, consultations, publications, research and statistics and State pensions.

The Pensions Regulator

The Pensions Regulator is the UK regulator of work-based pension schemes and are empowered by the UK government to regulate them.


This website brings together a wide range of public service information and services online and is produced by the Central Office of Information.

The Pensions Advisory Service

The Pensions Advisory Service is an independent voluntary organisation set up to give free help and advice on occupational or personal pension issues.

Pensions Ombudsman

If The Pensions Advisory Service is unable to help, the Pensions Ombudsman can be contacted, they can investigate and determine any complaint or dispute of fact or law.

Pension Protection Fund

The Pension Protection Fund was established to pay compensation to members of eligible defined benefit pension schemes, when there is a qualifying insolvency event in relation to the employer and where there are insufficient assets in the pension scheme to cover Pension Protection Fund levels of compensation.

Trustees and Governance

The Trustee Toolkit

The Trustee Toolkit is a free, online learning programme from The Pensions Regulator aimed at trustees of occupational pension schemes.

The Guide for Pension Trustees

The Guide for Pension Trustees is a 600+ page loose-leaf manual of pension information with regular updates throughout the year plus full online access to the website.


Pensions Policy Institute

The Pensions Policy Institute is an educational charity which provides non-political, independent comment and analysis on public policy on pensions and the provision of retirement income in the UK.

Institute for Fiscal Studies

The Institute for Fiscal Studies is Britain's leading independent microeconomic research institute, and commentates on the public finances, tax and welfare policy, tax law, education, inequality and poverty, pensions, productivity and innovation, consumer behaviour and the evaluation of policies designed to promote development in poorer countries.

Cass Business School

The Cass Business School’s mission is to be the business school of the City of London and its intellectual hub, serving the needs of professionals and companies through management education and by stimulating research and debate on key issues facing international business and finance.

Pensions' Press and Media

There are a number of pension related publications, some of which are listed below: