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Press Coverage

A round-up of our latest news and awards

Press Releases and Media Coverage

Aquila Heywood has been shortlisted for the Pensions Technology Firm of the Year award in the 2018 Pensions Age Awards.

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Aquila Heywood proposes changes required to avert a retirement savings crisis.

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Aquila Heywood's Data Governance and Professional Services solutions improve compliance across Public Sector Pension funds.

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Falkirk Pension Fund, Buckinghamshire Pension Fund and Plumbing Pensions have partnered with Aquila Heywood to implement i-Connect™, an automated data exchange portal, to solve their data challenges.

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The pensions industry must focus on technology and consumer engagement to keep up with changing demographics and work habits, but opinions are divided over whether robo-advice is the best solution.

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Fujitsu has significantly increased its member engagement and achieved operational efficiency savings by collaborating with Aquila Heywood to upgrade its Altair™ Member Self-Service (MSS) offering.

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The Royal County of Berkshire Pension Fund saved an estimated 604.1 hours of administrative work over six months, and ended its struggles with updating member data by introducing an automated data exchange.

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Aquila Heywood raises £70,000 for new multi-sensory rooms to help children with brain injury

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Aquila Heywood partners with the ABI Pensions Dashboard Project

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The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead and Berkshire Pension Fund achieve big savings through data automation with i-Connect™

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Aquila Heywood leads the way in pension administration operational efficiency for three Public Sector organisations.

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Leicestershire County Council extends partnership with Aquila Heywood to drive faster, more accurate data exchange to meet the requirements of pension regulation more easily.

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GMP reconciliation is a major issue and needs careful planning if it is to go according to plan. Two schemes share their experiences so far.

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Bringing new products to the market has been identified as the biggest obstacle for life and pension providers, according to a survey carried out by Aquila Heywood.

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The introduction of the new freedoms in April 2015 was hailed by many as the biggest revolution in pensions. Now April has come and gone. So what has happened?

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North East Scotland Pension Fund has made 'huge savings' in administration costs and time through its new payroll software, allowing it to focus on the changing structure of the Scottish Local Government Pension Scheme.

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Now that all the changes in Public Sector pension benefits are largely in place, can our 150 Public Sector clients (and their 5 million+ members) 'all live happily ever after'? We take a look at the challenges ahead.

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Aquila Heywood raises over £56,000 for its chosen charities, The Children’s Trust and Francis House

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An examination of the process of how the Greater Manchester Pension Fund became the One Fund.

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In April the biggest ever changes in Public Sector pensions will be implemented. What are the three wishes that could underpin the 'whole new world for Public Sector pensions'?

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Awards

We are proud to have received a number of awards over the years.

Our most recent awards include:

Parlimentary Review 2017 - Best Practice Representative

We were delighted to be part of the 2017 Work and Pensions Parliamentary Review. Read the Review.

Winner - European Pensions Awards 2017: Pensions Technology Provider of the Year

Effective and reliable pensions technology is essential for the successful running of any pension fund. This award recognises those firms who are leading the field of pensions technology within Europe.

Shortlisted - Pensions Age Awards 2017: Pensions Technology Firm of the Year

Data automation, reliable pensions technology and effective data management are crucial for the successful and efficient running of any pension scheme. This award recognises the companies and providers who are successful at delivering in these areas.

Megabuyte top 50 best-performing privately owned technology companies

We are delighted to have been listed again in Megabuyte’s top 50 best-performing privately owned technology companies.

Winner - European Pensions Awards 2016: Pensions Technology Provider of the Year

The European Pensions Awards judges were impressed with our strong case studies, which provided real-life examples of the excellent delivery of our products and services to European pension schemes over the past year.

Shortlisted - FT PIPA Awards 2016: Pensions Administration Software

The PIPAs recognise excellence among providers of products and services to UK workplace pension schemes. The three key criteria used to adjudicate the awards are performance, innovation and service standards.

Finalist - UK Pensions Awards 2016: Technology Innovation of the Year

Innovative and responsive technology is becoming increasingly essential for the successful running of any pension fund. This award recognises the industry-leading companies who are using innovative technology.

Shortlisted - Pensions Age Awards 2016: Pensions Technology Firm of the Year

Ensuring the pensions technology of any pension scheme is up-to-date and equipped to deal with the latest industry challenges and requirements is essential. This award recognises those firms that are leaders in the field of pensions technology.

Shortlisted - European Pensions Technology Provider of the Year

Effective and reliable pensions technology is essential for the successful running of any pension fund. This award recognises those firms who are leading the field of pensions technology within Europe.

Shortlisted - FT PIPA Awards 2015: Pensions Administration Software

This award recognises the finest pensions system providers and the service delivered to pension schemes across the UK.

Shortlisted - FS Tech Awards - Systems Integration Project of the Year

This award recognises the most effective project to integrate disparate systems by a financial services provider. It includes the integration of legacy systems into e-business projects and integrating systems from different businesses, such as the aftermath of a company merger.

Shortlisted - Pensions Technology Firm of the Year

Reliable pensions technology and effective data management is crucial for the successful running of any pension scheme. This award recognises the companies and providers who are successful at delivering in these areas.

Shortlisted - Irish Pensions Awards Technology Provider of the Year

Technology is increasingly becoming more and more significant for pension funds, and this award recognises the very best companies that are providing a fantastic service in technology within the field of pensions.

Shortlisted - European Pensions Technology Provider of the Year

Effective and reliable pensions technology is essential for the successful running of any pension fund. This award recognises those firms that are leaders in the field of pensions technology.

Shortlisted - FT Pensions and Investment Provider Awards

We have won this award in previous years and it is always in such a prestigious award. Unfortunately this year, insufficient entries were received to announce a winner.

Winner - European Pensions Technology Provider of the Year

We have been voted European Pensions Technology Provider of the Year for a second year in a row. The judges were impressed with the auto-enrolment functionality and innovative use of cloud technology in our solution.

Winner - FT Pension and Investment Provider Awards

We have been named Pensions Administration Software Provider of the Year for the fourth time. The FT PIPA Awards judges declared "... there was one clear winner" and especially liked the work we have undertaken in relation to our auto-enrolment solution and the supporting case studies presented as part of our awards entry.