You matter to us
Our primary focus is ensuring that we pay our policyholders accurately and on time, and provide a best-in-class policyholder experience. This is reflected in our service levels and excellent policyholder feedback.
All of our processes follow the ‘Treating Customers Fairly’ principles and we seek to exceed the standards and guidelines set out by the Financial Conduct Authority, The Pensions Regulator and the Association of British Insurers.
Our high standard of pension administration has been recognised by the Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA), the independent body dedicated to driving up standards in pension administration.
We were the first insurance company to undergo the accreditation process with PASA. This involved an independent evaluation and assessment process, including on-site visits and review of documentation to evidence controls, procedures, processes and staff development. We are extremely proud to have been awarded PASA's Gold Standard having demonstrated that our processes and controls are robust and as a result our policyholders' pension benefits are safe and secure.
To read more about our PASA Accreditation please see: PASA's press release
If you want to learn more about PASA, you can open their website in another window: PASA's website
We are committed to ensuring our policyholders receive the best possible service and we are members of the Institute of Customer Service – an independent, professional body for customer service.
What if I am not happy?
We strive to provide an excellent policyholder experience. However, we realise that on occasion things may go wrong. If you have experienced a problem please let us know using the details in the Contact Us section and we will provide a solution as quickly as possible. Please provide your policy number or National Insurance number when contacting us.
We take all complaints seriously and conduct a full root cause analysis with process improvements implemented, where required. To find out more, please see the answer to ‘What happens if I make a complaint?’ our frequently asked questions page: FAQs
Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)
In the unlikely event that we are unable to pay the benefits due to you under your policy, you may be eligible to make a claim for compensation from the FSCS.
Under current legislation, you would be entitled to claim compensation equivalent to 100% of the value of the pension income that would have been provided under your policy (although the rate of compensation may change if the rules of the FSCS are changed in the future).
For details of the compensation levels that may apply or for further information on compensation schemes in general, please contact FSCS using the contact details below.
Telephone: 0800 678 1100 or 020 7741 4100
Post: PO Box 300 Mitcheldean, GL171DY
Please note: you may not be covered by the FSCS if, at the date your policy is issued, your usual residence is NOT in the UK, another EEA State, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man.