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Pension Funds

Expertise and personal commitment to our clients.
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Our fourth edition of our risk management report

Managing pension governance and risks effectively

Risk management report 2020

Our report looks at the results of our 2020 risk management survey and considering the impact of COVID-19 on pension schemes’ operational activities and strategic plans.

Read our highlights and download the report

At Crowe, we work with employers, Trustees and pensions administrators, helping them to develop robust risk management, internal controls and strategic assurance solutions which add value. We provide audit and advisory services to a wide range of schemes, many with £billions of assets under management, major pensions administrators and master trusts.

We make significant contributions to important areas of pensions governance, risk management, audit and accounting, helping to shape best practice in the UK pensions industry.

The strength and depth of our team combined with our technical excellence means we can provide independent and constructive challenge to deliver beneficial changes to our clients. 

Our services 

Statutory Audit
Dealing with the technical, complex detail, providing clear reports and on-going support. 
Internal Audit
Supporting Trustees with assurance of their schemes procedures.
Governance and Risk Management
Helping Trustees identify and evaluate risks.
Cybercrime Resilience Assessment
Advising Trustees on how to mitigate cyber risk.
Master Trust Advisory and Assurance
Industry leading expertise for your Master Trust.
Employer Covenant Assessment
Tailored and independent reviews.
Assurance Reporting
Expert knowledge on reporting frameworks.
Tax and VAT
Pension Funds are not exempt from tax or VAT.
Accounting Solutions
Clear, robust, transparent accounting services.
Statutory Audit
Dealing with the technical, complex detail, providing clear reports and on-going support. 
Internal Audit
Supporting Trustees with assurance of their schemes procedures.
Governance and Risk Management
Helping Trustees identify and evaluate risks.
Cybercrime Resilience Assessment
Advising Trustees on how to mitigate cyber risk.
Master Trust Advisory and Assurance
Industry leading expertise for your Master Trust.
Employer Covenant Assessment
Tailored and independent reviews.
Assurance Reporting
Expert knowledge on reporting frameworks.
Tax and VAT
Pension Funds are not exempt from tax or VAT.
Accounting Solutions
Clear, robust, transparent accounting services.
For the first time, we are able to provide a realistic estimate for the impact of fraud on the UK pension sector.

The nature and extent of pensions fraud

The latest data valuing the level of fraud in the UK pension sector

Our report discusses the ways in which the pension industry is vulnerable to malicious cybercrime attacks and fraud attempts from both internal and external parties, and puts a value to it.

Download the full report for the key steps towards better protection

Contact us

Andrew Penketh
Andrew Penketh
Partner, Head of Pension Funds
London