Who we are

About us

Consulting on employee benefits, workplace pensions and individual financial advice, we work with businesses, trustees and private clients across our UK offices to design and manage solutions to meet their unique needs.

Employee Benefits

Our employee benefits business supports employers with employee benefits, wellbeing and specialist HR support.

Financial Planning

Punter Southall Aspire Financial Planning can help you to grow, protect and manage your money. 

What we do

Our chief executive, Steve Butler, explains what we do – in just under a minute. 

 

Financial education and engagement


Our financial wellbeing and education service helps employers explain finances and their implications to their employees, giving them the tools to make better financial choices at all stages of their working lives. 

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Maintain your pension scheme


We have spent decades advising employers – and trustee boards - on the many challenges they face in a challenging pension landscape. Underpinning everything is how we bring together everyone involved, reporting on progress made, risks avoided and opportunities taken in service of the scheme’s objective: to give members a worthwhile retirement.

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Communicate with your people


Got something you want to tell your employees about their pensions and benefits?

Employee benefits communication is the art and science of communicating with your employees to ensure they understand, value and engage with the range of employee benefits available to them. Our Communications team are here to help you do just that.

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Retirement planning


What used to be a single choice, retiring on a pension, is now a kaleidoscope of options.

We can help your employees make an informed decision that will benefit the operation and reputation of your business.

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How we help trustees


The duties of pension trustees often span both defined benefit and workplace pension schemes because their input and experience can help to improve outcomes for members.

We advise trust-based schemes across the spectrum of responsibility on how they can help shape a better retirement for their members.

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Get the benefit of your employee benefits


By themselves, these are insurance tools for employers. In the round, they add up to how your company values its people and deals with risk.

We can build you a benefit package that will help recruit and retain the staff you want.

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How we help

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Why we think it's great to work here

Some of the staff from the Punter Southall offices discuss what they are working on and why they chose Punter Southall Aspire.

 

"Punter Southall Aspire are always happy to help and provide an excellent timely and professional service, understand our organisational and individual employee needs and frequently go the extra mile to ensure they provide the best support to both us as an organisation and to our employees via the pensions helplines."

Senior Reward Business Partner
UK charity

"Fantastic standard of delivery. A company you can trust to deliver a professional, high standard, trustworthy service."

Director
National construction company

"We have worked closely with Punter Southall for over 10 years. They initially led us through the process of changing pension providers, took us through the auto-enrollment process and continually provide us with pension advice in an ever-changing pensions environment. Their service has been excellent."

HR Adviser
Energy company

"Stelrad have used the services of Punter Southall Aspire for over a decade and during that time PSA have provided fantastic support to both Stelrad as a Company and its employees...The support and guidance that PSA provide has helped overcome the challenge of making the often complex and confusing world of pensions more user friendly and easier to understand for our employees at the time when they are making key decisions.

The best thing about our relationship with PSA is the confidence it has given us in helping to protect our employees from the ever-increasing fraud taking place with pension funds."

Lisa Chambers
HR Manager
Stelrad Ltd

Our culture

The culture at Punter Southall Aspire is one of the most important elements to our success. Our employees are empowered to be flexible, innovative and collaborative to achieve the best possible outcomes for ourselves, the company, and our clients.

Find out more about our culture and values - plus careers at Punter Southall Aspire. 

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Our awards

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Leadership team

Our people

Meet the team who run Punter Southall Aspire

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Steve Butler

Steve Butler

CEO

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John Buttress

John Buttress

Chief Marketing Officer

John is a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Marketing. His career in financial ...

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Keith Carlson

Keith Carlson

COO

As COO, Keith manages our nationwide team of support staff. He has overall ...

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Martin Hughes

Martin Hughes

Chief Technology Officer

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Alan Morahan

Alan Morahan

Chief Commercial Officer

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Bryan Parkinson

Bryan Parkinson

Managing Director

Bryan has more than 30 years of experience in financial services and joined ...

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David Taylor

David Taylor

Managing Principal

David has been involved in financial services all his career, focussing on the ...

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Gavin Zaprzala-Banks

Gavin Zaprzala-Banks

Managing Principal - DC Consulting

Gavin has worked in financial services for twenty years, and first joined the ...

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Stuart Arnold

Stuart Arnold

Associate Director

Stuart has over 11 years of experience in the pensions industry. For the past six ...

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Jon Beer

Jon Beer

Principal

Jon is a Principal within Punter Southall Aspire. He has a wealth of experience ...

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Paul Bennett

Paul Bennett

Principal

Paul is Principal of the Poole office of Punter Southall Aspire, his ...

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Eddie Bernatek

Eddie Bernatek

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Associate Director

Eddie joined Punter Southall Aspire in 2016 as a Senior DC Consultant and holds ...

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Richard Booth

Richard Booth

Director

Richard is a Director, specialising in consultancy support, project management ...

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Mark Bowen

Mark Bowen

Principal

Mark joined Punter Southall in 2015 when Ashcourt Rowan Corporate Solutions was ...

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Steve Butler

Steve Butler

CEO

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John Buttress

John Buttress

Chief Marketing Officer

John is a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Marketing. His career in financial ...

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Nikki Calvert

Nikki Calvert

Associate Director

Nikki is an Associate Director in the Health and Protection team at Punter ...

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Keith Carlson

Keith Carlson

COO

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Punter Southall Aspire
11 Strand
London
WC2N 5HR

Tel: 020 3327 5500
Email: sayhello@psaspire.com

Punter Southall Aspire Financial Planning is a trading name of Punter Southall Defined Contribution Consulting Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FCA Registration No. 121328. Registered office: 11 Strand, London WC2N 5HR. Registered in England and Wales No. 00873463.