NOW: Pensions signs 30,000th employer to workplace pension scheme in Fife

Workplace pensions provider NOW: Pensions has today announced the signing of its 30,000th employer, as well as enrolling its 1.5 millionth member – just six years on from accepting its first member.

The 30,000th employer, Quale Homes Limited, from Leven, Fife, signed up to NOW: Pensions with the help of accountancy firm Paterson Boyd & Co, based in Glenrothes and manages their staff payroll and pensions contributions into the workplace pension scheme.

NOW: Pensions is a company wholly owned by Danish pension scheme ATP, one of Europe’s largest pension funds and launched in the UK in 2011. From a standing start and with no existing client base, it has grown to become the third largest master trust with more than £560 million* in assets under management.

Ricky Heffron, Director, Quale Homes Limited said: “All of us at Quale Homes are delighted to be announced as the 30,000th employer of NOW: Pensions. Providing a workplace pension is important to us as it displays our commitment to our workforce and in return our workforce have reassurance they are saving towards a happy and prosperous retirement.

“Quale Homes are currently experiencing rapid growth, we have an excellent working relationship over more than 25 years with Neil at Paterson Boyd & Co.”

Neil Robson, Director, Paterson Boyd & Co said: We have formed a professional and productive business relationship with NOW: Pensions over the last 3 years since the commencement of the Auto Enrolment regulations and guide our clients through the complexities of the new statutory requirements.”

Troy Clutterbuck, Interim CEO NOW: Pensions said:In a very short space of time, NOW: Pensions has gone from being a complete unknown to one of the largest workplace pension providers in the UK.

“1.5 million members and 30,000 employers is a very big achievement for us and we are delighted to be marking the occasion with Paterson Boyd & Co and Quale Homes Limited. We hope to be working alongside both businesses for many years to come as we continue to help their employees towards a more financially secure future.”

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For further information:

Amy Mankelow / Cheriton Lee

NOW: Pensions

Tel: 0203 948 9234 / 0203 948 9236

amy.mankelow@nowpensions.com / cheriton.lee@nowpensions.com

Notes to editors

NOW: Pensions www.nowpensions.com @nowpensions

NOW: Pensions is one of the UK’s largest workplace pension providers with over a million members and tens of thousands of employers from a wide range of sectors. A company wholly owned by Danish pension scheme ATP; one of Europe’s largest pension funds. NOW: Pensions entered the UK market in 2011 with a simple and cost effective workplace pension designed specifically with the auto enrolment market in mind.

Paterson Boyd & Co http://www.patersonboyd.com/

Paterson Boyd & Co Ltd are a Chartered Accountancy practice registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, based in Fife with offices in Glenrothes and Leven and a staff compliment of 30 offering the full range of support and advice to companies, businesses and individuals on all accounting, audit, taxation and business development matters.

NOW: Pensions has a good technical infrastructure combined with a pension product suitable for our team. We couldn’t be happier with NOW: Pensions. — Martin Woods, SALT.agency
NOW: Pensions was attractive to us because the staff were very helpful and they sent over all the information required. This made the decision easy. — Metro Surveillance Group Ltd
Our broker recommended NOW: Pensions, as they believed it would be our best option. We have not been disappointed, the NOW: Pensions customer support teams are great and always available. — Bromborough Paint & Building Supplies Ltd