Equiniti’s Compendia platform scoops two top industry accolades

26 February 2015

Equiniti, which looks after 7.3 million of the UK’s pension scheme members, has been awarded two prestigious industry accolades for Compendia, its leading pensions platform.

Equiniti has won the Pensions Age award for ‘Pensions Technology Firm of the Year’, an award which recognises leaders in the field of pensions technology, following its successful launch of the Compendia self service website and mobile app last year. Compendia was recognised for providing seamless and consistent user experience across all intelligent devices including smart phones, tablets and desktops, enabling members to make important decisions about their retirement planning. 

In addition Equiniti, which administers 27% of pensioners in the UK, has seen its pensions platform Compendia ranked the industry’s number one pension administration platform by in-house teams, in the annual Professional Pensions Administration Study 2014. Administration and scheme management software providers were rated by their current and past users on data accuracy, flexibility, good customer service, reliability, technical support, technology and value for money.

Rod Alderton, CIO at Equiniti, says: “2014 was a pivotal year. We had a clear mission to put technology backat the heart of our business. Jason Hayes, our Pensions Platform Director waskey in implementing an ambitious and unprecedented investment in technology designed to transform the customer experience, but most critically, to engage and empower members. We are both very proud to have our hard work recognised by these two accolades.”

Ric Williams, Managing Director of Equiniti Pension Solutions,collected the award at the glittering Pensions Age ceremony in Londonon Wednesday. He commented, “I am thrilled that Equiniti has been awarded both of these top awards. It is testament to the enormous hard work of the Equiniti pension team and is also confirmation that we are the leading provider in the pension spaceand are strongly placed at the forefront of technology development for pensions.”

Equiniti is one of the largest providers of outsourced pension administration in the UK, working with major schemes in the public and private sector with Defined Benefit, Defined Contribution and Hybrid arrangements. The Pensions Age Award winners were announced at a Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony for hundreds of pension professionals from across the UK on the 25th February at the London Marriott Grosvenor Square.