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We’re Here Throughout

As your business needs evolve, EQ is here. With innovative solutions, we support your offering and customer journey. To and throughout retirement.

EQ Retirement Solutions Talks To ITN

We are proud to be part of Pensions at Work 100 - in Partnership with ITN and the PLSA.

Duncan Watson, CEO of Retirement Solutions, and ITN reporter Robin Ross, discuss financial futures, pensions, digitisation, and the future.

Caring At Scale

We’re one of the largest providers of outsourcing solutions. Technology helps innovate our offering, but 188 years of knowledge informs our response. We’re here throughout to support your members and policyholders.

13 m

pension scheme members supported on our platforms


in payments per annum to pensioners and annuitants across 135 countries

35 %

of pensioners in the UK paid by EQ systems

535 k

calls per annum answered



EQ Retirement Solutions is responsible for providing member and policyholder administration and technology services. No matter the scale and complexity, you can rely upon us. We power many of the UK’s largest public and private sector schemes and long-term savings and retirement providers. With specialist expertise and market-leading technology, EQ helps client partners achieve their goals. 


Meet The Team

Our dedicated team ensures that we deliver the best possible service to our clients.

Rob Beverley 
Head of Business Development and Marketing

Rob heads up the business development team, progressing opportunities with existing clients and developing new relationships with prospective clients across the Workplace, Wealth, Life and Pensions markets.

Our expert team can help with any aspect of our solutions; BPO & TPA admin, retirement administration platforms and business transformation services.


Chris Baker 
Business Development Director

Chris has thirty years’ experience in the life & pensions industry across product management, marketing, strategy and business development. His main business development focus is BPO administration and technology platform interest from long-term savings and retirement providers.

Working with a wide range of financial services clients, his retirement solutions knowledge is second to none.


Des Hogan 
Market Engagement Director

Des heads up the LGPS Fund appointments and leads EQ’s National LGPS Frameworks. With industry experience with 30+ years’ in the field, he works across workplace pensions and the retirement market.

Des’ experience spans: board membership, senior investment consultancy, and actuarial consultancy department head. He’s a pension scheme trustee for two DB schemes.


Abigail Smith - EQ Retirement Solutions

Abigail Smith 
Business Development Consultant

Abigail’s role within Retirement Solutions is to support the development strategies across all targeted business lines. She also contributes to marketing strategy.

With a financial services background, Abigail’s experience is in business development and account management.



We’re Standing Out

EQ is proud to have been recognised by leading industry bodies through external awards and accreditations.

Retirement Solutions Awards 2023

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Community Matters


Government Working To “Revolutionise” Retirement Planning

The UK Government has been working to progress its pensions dashboard initiative, which aims to “revolutionise” the way scheme members interact with their pensions.


Key Summary Points In Respect Of The UK’s Emerging CDC Landscape

The implementation of the UK’s new collective defined contribution (CDC) regime could become one of the most innovative changes to the pensions regime in years, bringing the chance to help millions of retirees with no extra risk to employers.


Bulk Purchase Annuity Market Set For Further Growth

Estimates suggest that 2023 is set to be a record-breaking year for the bulk purchase annuity (BPA) market, with a further surge in volumes expected over the next few years as pension scheme trustees increasingly look to BPA transactions as part of their de-risking strategy.

News Release

Equiniti Appointed By Standard Life To Support BPA Growth

Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has appointed Equiniti, to carry out administration of both buy-in and buy-out BPA (bulk purchase annuity) policies.


British Pensioners Should Benefit from British Business Success

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced a package of reforms designed to boost pensions and increase investment in British businesses, in his first Mansion House speech which took place on 10 July.

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