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Guiding you through complex pension scheme audits

Guiding you through complex pension scheme audits

If you manage a private pension scheme, it’s important that you have the support of a reliable, trustworthy, independent auditor to guide you through the annual process and ensure your accounts are accurate and timely.

Most private pension schemes, if they are not classified as small or if a trust deed details it, are required to provide financial statements for their members each year, and so it’s important to appoint an independent auditor to carry out the necessary work.

Given the complex nature and ever-changing requirements of pension schemes, coupled with the important role they play in supporting people’s livelihoods, it’s essential that they are properly monitored and governed to ensure compliance at all levels. 

Working within stringent guidelines

Our work ensures that your scheme meets all statutory and reporting requirements in line with accounting standards and pension scheme regulations. In a highly regulated field, advice from an expert auditor can be invaluable. 

Our team of experts understand that every scheme is unique, and take a tailored approach to each audit by working closely with our clients to gain a full understanding of their scheme. 

How we can help

Our existing knowledge and experience with private pension schemes, together with our ongoing training to stay ahead of the latest updates, means that we can easily identify any risks and ways they can be addressed. We work through a comprehensive checklist to identify potential risk areas so we can be sure that your accounts are as accurate as possible and maintain all compliance requirements. 

We work efficiently and effectively to deliver reports when they’re needed and within an agreed budget, with a keen eye for detail to ensure nothing is missed during the process to give you peace of mind. 


If your business has a private pension scheme in place, it’s worth considering the benefits of undertaking a pension scheme audit. Contact our team of auditing experts today.


Duncan & Toplis

Duncan & Toplis was established in 1925 and has 11 offices throughout the East Midlands: in Boston, Grantham, Lincoln, Loughborough, Louth, Melton Mowbray, Newark, Skegness, Sleaford, Spalding and Stamford. The group offers accountancy, tax and business advice, audit and assurance services, HR, Payroll, wealth management, IT services, legal and probate services and provides business turnaround support to SMEs. The business has 413 employees, of whom 65 are currently engaged in professional training.

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