Archive for the IT Category

Home movers risk identity fraud

Posted in Governance, IT, Management, Pensions, Pensions Management, Press, Risk with tags , , on April 27, 2007 by katephiz

Press comment in the April 2007 edition of Pensios Management

… the results were unsurprising. “there are some schemes that are in a total mess – you have administrators making up records because they are going into wind-up and they just want to get it sorted somehow …

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Governance Consulting

Posted in Consulting, Employee benefits, Financial controls, Governance, IT, Management, Operations, Pensions, Press, Process, Risk with tags , , , , , on December 13, 2006 by katephiz

Press release annoucing the launch of LCP’s Governance Consulting Practice for which I am one of the two senior contacts.
The launch consolidates work to produce a manual for clients on how to undertake a risk management exercise.

Will your systems run smoothly for A Day?

Posted in IT, Management, Pensions, Press with tags , , , , , on March 21, 2005 by katephiz

Author of article in Pensions Week during March 2005 looking at some of the IT, technical and operational issues facing penson schemes in preparing for the change in legislation.  Excerpt follows:

With so many changes to systems, proceses and the practices that administrators apply, a sensible and structure approach is needed to manage the changes.

Worthy of Award

Posted in IT, Management, Operations, Outsourcing, Pensions, Press, Process, Professional Pensions with tags , , , , on September 16, 2004 by katephiz

Author of September 2004 commentary for Professional Pensions summarising the contributions of a number of industry thought leaders to a survey looking at outsourced administration.  Excerpt follows:

Each of the respondents stresses the need for a partnership between TPA and client. Ash comments that “a successful client relationship should recognise that the world of administration is, and never will be, ‘perfect’”. TPAs stress partnerships to allow them to ease over these occasional difficulties. An effective contract manager will remind their TPA of the occasions when s/he has overlooked mistakes by the TPA and use it to avoid, or reduce, paying additional charges for occasional extra assistance
beyond the contract.