Pension Scheme Auditor Checklist Part Four: Reputation

Choosing a pension scheme auditor is a critical decision for pension trustees, but before making a selection, it’s crucial to thoroughly evaluate the pension scheme auditor’s reputation.

This knowledge hub article explores the various steps pension trustees should take to assess the reputation of a pension scheme auditor to ensure they make an informed choice when appointing a firm to audit their scheme.

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Pension Scheme Auditor Checklist Part Two: Experience

When it comes to selecting an auditor for your pension scheme, one of the most critical factors to consider is their experience in this specialised area.

This Knowledge Hub post explores the importance of experience in pension scheme audits, providing a detailed guide on what to look for in your pension scheme audit firm, and why it matters.

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Assure UK announced as Dalriada audit panel member

May 15 2024 – Dalriada, a leading firm of professional independent pension scheme trustees, announced that Assure UK has been appointed as a member of its panel of auditors, for Dalriada.Together.

Dalriada.Together is a pensions consolidation model that delivers trusteeship, governance, administration, and all daily operations associated with a pension scheme.

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ORA: an overview

The Own Risk Assessment (ORA) is a new element in pension scheme governance, brought about by the General Code of Practice, with many schemes having to produce their first ORA by 31st March 2026.

Under the Code, a pension scheme ORA is an assessment of how well the scheme’s ESOG (Effective System of Governance) is working, and a detailing of the way risks are being managed.

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Effective System of Governance – What you need to know

With the new General Code of Practice, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) mandated the need for an Effective System of Governance (ESOG) as a key part of pension scheme management.

In this article, we explore the ESOG, detailing what you need to know, and how it impacts the governance of pension schemes.

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5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Selecting Service Auditors

Selecting the right service auditors is a pivotal step for any institution intending to evaluate the effectiveness of their internal controls and ensure compliance with industry standards. However, there are common pitfalls that organisations often come across during this process. In an effort to make an informed decision, it’s important to be aware of these…

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Choosing the Right Service Auditor: A Step-by-Step Guide

Appointing a suitable service auditor is a crucial choice for any business trying to guarantee the reliability and safety of its systems. Whether you’re pursuing a SOC 1, SOC 2, or other audit, a systematic selection process is vital. This blog post provides a brief guide to assist you in making an informed decision. 1.…

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