Strawberry Pensions’ aim is simple, to make auto-enrolment easier.
Who runs Strawberry Pensions?
Strawberry Pensions is provided in association with TRUST|Pensions, part of the Corporate Pensions Trust, a multi-employer defined contribution only master trust, HMRC Pension Scheme Tax Reference 00805962RF.
TRUST|Pensions brings together established providers to create a new scheme purpose built for automatic enrolment.
The scheme is run by an independent professional trustee company called Bridge Trustees Limited, a 100% owned subsidiary of Eversheds LLP, a large global law firm. It is the responsibility of the Trustees to manage the Trust in the best interests of the members.
Investments are held through the AXA Wealth Corporate Trustee Investment Plan, with different investment managers providing investment options.
Risk Profiled Funds: Multi-Asset Passive Funds managed by Architas
Target Date Funds: BirthStar® age-based funds managed by AllianceBernstein
Ethical: LGIM Ethical Global Equity Index Fund
Sharia: HSBC Life Amanah Pension fund
Protecting your interests
The Trust has been designed from the outset to achieve the highest standards of governance and independence, as informed by The Pensions Regulator’s guidance.
The scheme has a Governance Committee to represent the best interests of the members and has oversight of, but not responsibility for, Trustee decisions.
Key Performance Indicators
We believe in transparency. For this reason, key performance indicators as regards investment performance and scheme administration service levels.
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Get a third party view
Ensuring you have chosen a good quality scheme, employers and their advisers can get third-party views on TRUST|Pensions from the following websites.
Trustee: Bridge Trustees Ltd
Investment platform: AXA Wealth Corporate Trustee Investment Plan
Main employer: Corporate Pensions UK
Strawberry Pensions’ sister website, www.strawberryinvest.com, provides a platform which allows you to open an online investment account, deposit money, and start investing straight away. There are three account options, all with no set-up charges. The general investment account (“GIA”), individual savings account (“ISA”), and self-invested personal pension (“SIPP”) provide the basic wrappers to allow you to manage your savings and investments, so that you can enjoy a financial future that you’re in control of.