We’ll support your workforce through any personal finance problems

Our Independent Financial Education specialists can help your company improve financial wellbeing in the workplace with:

  • Change management – When your employees need clear explanations and open discussion around pension scheme changes
  • Ongoing support – When you want to help your staff make better financial decisions, and improve performance by alleviating financial stress.

We’ll work with your employees to develop the skills they need to manage their pensions, budgets, savings and debt.

This is what we do to help

Engaging

Passive listening is no way to learn. Expect your staff to get actively involved in our seminars and workshops. We understand how to develop a rapport with individuals and groups of people so they take ownership of their financial concerns.

Explaining

We do whatever it takes to get our point across, even if that means telling bad jokes. We give real life examples, and get people to take part in simple scenarios. Over time, we’ve refined our seminars to get as many people as possible to understand and remember the key points.

Encouraging

We highlight the small actions that people can take that make big differences, and we make sure that people leave our seminars ready to take action.

How do we do it?

We work out a plan for getting the agreed message across to your staff

A combination of group seminars, one to one sessions, webinars and mobile tools is usually what works best.

We create special mobile tools to help

Mobile tools and websites can simplify things that are actually quite complicated. We have developed a range of tools to ease people into the complexities of personal finance. For example, our Muppetometer gives a clear demonstration of tax on pensions, and our Retire Right tool helps people understand whether they are on track to retire.

We work face-to-face with your staff

Mobile tools have their place, and webinars are cost-effective, but nothing beats working directly with people to get them genuinely involved and motivated.

We make the process easy for you

We work with you to address the needs of your organisation. That might mean providing a booking system for staff sessions, with appropriate reporting. It might even involve scheduling sessions in line with shift changes at midnight or 7am, to give all your staff access to the programme.

We get your staff talking about money and pensions

Your staff will come out of our sessions enthused, with clear ideas about how to make things better. They’ll be talking to each other comfortably about the financial decisions they’ve made and why.

And this is what we don’t do

  • We’ll never sell anything to your staff

  • We’re not IFAs (Independent Financial Advisers) – so we don’t offer financial advice

  • We won’t be too cautious – your staff need guidance not just information

  • We don’t use long words when shorter ones do just as well

How does First Actuarial work in practice?

When we start working with you, we’ll sit down and work out what you are trying to achieve.

This might involve us explaining the changes you are making to your pension scheme to make it more affordable. Alternatively, you may want us to improve employee perception of your scheme or help staff with their own financial planning.

Once we know what your objectives are, we can draw up a plan based on our experience of running programmes for other organisations. To put it simply, we know what works and we can guide you to a simple cost-effective approach that will work for you.

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First Actuarial case studies

FTSE 100 business

From websites and webinars to one-to-one discussions, First Actuarial's financial wellbeing programme meets the needs of all employees and receives rave reviews at a leading fast moving consumer goods business.

"First Actuarial staff have a real passion about financial wellbeing. They make a real difference to people’s lives by helping them manage their finances properly. And that comes through in their energy and commitment to everything they do."

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Bromford

First Actuarial partnered with Bromford to communicate extensive pension scheme changes and improve financial wellbeing, delivering more than 40 group presentations to 1,200 colleagues.

"Working with First Actuarial was a highly professional partnership that had a positive effect on our colleagues. We received great feedback on both the group and one-to-one sessions they ran."

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Bolton Cares

Taking responsibility for care services previously provided by a local authority, Bolton Cares turned to First Actuarial for help in setting up a competitive and affordable DC pension scheme for its staff.

Throughout the project, they managed themselves in an independent way in terms of the information they provided our employees, which was accurate and complete.”

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