The Expert Series

We understand that Workplace Pensions can be complex and we want to support you in helping your employees plan for their retirement. In our timely and topical series, our experts take a look at some of the key issues in our industry to help you navigate the changing market and support your employees.


In conversation with …our trustees

Sharon Bellingham, Master Trust Lead and Joanne Fairbairn, Master Trust Trustee

In the second of this vodcast series, new Trustee Joanne Fairbairn talks about her 360-degree perspective on Master Trusts.

Vodcast – 13 minutes


In conversation with …our trustees

Sharon Bellingham, Master Trust Lead and Andrew Warwick-Thompson, Chair of Master Trust Trustee Board

The first of a new vodcast series introducing our Master Trust Trustees. Andrew Warwick-Thompson reflects on his first year as Chair of the Scottish Widows Master Trust Trustee Board and discusses some of the current pensions hot topics.

Vodcast – 13 minutes


Taking on… a decade of financial connectivity

Robert Cochran, Retirement Specialist

This decade will see Open Banking connect with Pension Dashboard and Open Finance to revolutionise how people deal with their finances. This webinar considers where we are on the journey and shares insight and experience from Lloyds Banking Group on their experience of linking up millions of bank accounts with pension policies.

Webinar – 47 minutes



Iain McGowan, Investment Director and Maria Nazarova-Doyle, Head of Pension Investments

Aimed at the workplace pension market, this webinar highlights the development of our Pension Investment Approaches (PIAs) in the last 15 years while also looking ahead at what the future may hold for default fund strategies.

Webinar – 45 minutes


Taking on financial wellness through lockdown

Robert Cochran – Retirement Specialist

This webinar discusses how you and your employees can access support to achieve financial wellness during this time of uncertainty. We detail what we have learned about employee pension behaviour during 2020 and how you can help your employees cope with Life’s Money Moments. You can also visit our Scottish Widows Redundancy Hub for more support if your organisation is facing financial challenges created by the crisis.

Webinar – 44 minutes

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