Equity Pension Scheme

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Welcome, you are here because you have signed up for the Equity Pension Scheme.

How is a pension invested?

When you and your employer pay into your pension every month, that money is handed over to a pension scheme with is managed by Aviva. Aviva will place your money into a fund, which is basically a pool of lots of people’s money. This fund then invests in a range of financial products such as company shares, bonds, commodities, cash and more. The aim is for these investments to rise in value. As they do so, so does the size of your pension pot.

 

Can I switch between funds?

You can usually switch between a range of funds that your scheme provides. If you want to switch out of the default fund, you should look at the options available to you on your online pension portable. Remember, it’s not just investments that differ across funds but cost and risk too – so look into these.

 

What’s the most ethical pension fund?

Aviva offers many ethical funds. Good with Money rate the Liontrust Sustainable Future as a good ethical range. For example, Liontrust Sustainable Future Managed fund, which you can read more about here.

 

How do I switch?

The Equity Pension scheme offers its members many funds to choose from. Click to go to the Fund Centre to see Aviva’s full range of funds

If you have an idea of the type of fund you would like to switch to, ring First Act on 020 8686 5050 or email andrew.barker@hencilla.co.uk to find out about your options.

 

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