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Introduction to trusteeship

As a trustee you need to understand your duties, if your scheme is being run well, and your role and responsibilities. You can use our Trustee toolkit to learn about pensions and being a trustee.

Becoming a new pension trustee

What being a pension scheme trustee involves if you're new to the role or thinking about becoming a trustee.

What new pension trustees need to know

The knowledge and understanding that trustees require and the documents they need to be familiar with.

Roles and responsibilities

Different types of trustee, the main duties and powers they have and their responsibilities on defined benefit and defined contribution schemes.

How do I know my scheme is being run well

Focusing on good outcomes for pension scheme members, and working effectively with the employer and scheme advisers.

Trustee toolkit

Increase your knowledge and understanding using the Trustee toolkit, our free online learning programme.