May 29, 2020

Trustees of the Dolce Ltd Retirement Benefits Scheme have selected First Actuarial to provide actuarial and administration services from June 2020.

A key factor in the Trustees’ decision was First Actuarial’s expertise in Government Actuary’s Department (GAD) broadly comparable pension schemes for transferring ex public sector employees from outsourced council contracts.

Their research was led by Janet Heath, Independent Pensions Consultant and Secretary to the Trustees. “We are delighted to be working with First Actuarial,” says Janet. “Their friendly and pragmatic approach combined with their experience of GAD-certified schemes made them stand out from the competition.”

Dolce Ltd is an artisan catering company, providing school meals of restaurant quality, freshly cooked using raw ingredients. Established more than 20 years ago, they now supply schools across the UK, and served 11 million school dinners in 2019.

Sam Mullock, a partner at First Actuarial, says: “We are delighted to be working with the Dolce Ltd Retirement Benefits Scheme. We believe that our smart pension solutions will help them run the Scheme efficiently and effectively.”

Sam will lead the First Actuarial team with support from Craig Moran, Carolyn Stanton, Declan Boyle and Emma Fairclough.

First Actuarial LLP is a nationwide partnership with more than 300 staff covering five offices – Basingstoke, Leeds, Manchester, Peterborough and Tonbridge. Each office provides a full range of services. The firm works with a wide range of organisations from small charities to FTSE 100 companies.

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