Ipswich Town Appoint Now: Pensions as Auto Enrolment Provider

October 23, 2013

English Championship football club Ipswich Town have made NOW: Pensions the provider of their workplace pension under auto enrolment.

The independent multi-employer trust will be responsible for delivering workplace pensions to Town’s 600 employees from November 1.

Morten Nilsson, anabolics CEO of NOW: Pensions, said: “With a high proportion of casual staff employed only during the football season, football clubs both large and small face unique challenges and added complication when it comes to auto enrolment.

“We are delighted to have been selected by Ipswich Town Football Club to help guide them through the complexities of auto enrolment.”

The deal marks NOW: Pensions latest move into sport, after announcing a deal with England Hockey in April 2013.

Denise Booth, Management Accountant, Ipswich Town, said: “When it came to selecting a provider for auto enrolment, the list of demands was long.

“Firstly, we wanted to find a scheme that would cover all our employees including our multitude of casual staff that only work on match days. We also wanted to find a provider that was low cost both to us as an employer and to our employees.

“It was also essential that the scheme was well managed so that employees would feel confident that their pension was delivering on its promises.

“After an extensive search, we selected NOW: Pensions as it ticked all the boxes and more.”