College and Tilney team up to provide expert advice on NHS pensions

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is to work with financial planning and investment advice group Tilney to facilitate the provision of expert advice on pensions to its UK membership.

The new partnership means that members of the Royal College will have access to Tilney’s expert financial advice though a range of member events and communications over the coming months as part of a growing list of membership benefits. The partnership will kick-off on the 16th September with a members-only pensions seminar to be held at the College’s Glasgow headquarters.

Welcoming the new collaboration, College President Professor Jackie Taylor said:

“I know that our current pensions arrangements are a key concern for our membership and the wider health profession. For example, recent changes to pensions rules have meant that an increasing number of senior consultants have faced significant tax bills when working additional hours, which is adding to the existing workforce pressures on our health service. In this context it’s vital that our membership can make informed decisions about their future financial plans. That’s why I welcome this new partnership with Tilney, which will allow our members access to expert financial advice at a time when their personal finances are so topical.
“Members of our College can sign up now for this event though our website here.”

Graham MacLeod, financial planner at Tilney, said:

“We are delighted to be partnering with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. The ongoing crisis surrounding NHS pensions continues to be of great concern throughout the industry and the need for financial advice in this area has never been greater. This new partnership will allow us to provide this advice to medical professionals and help them make informed decisions about their financial future.”

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is a worldwide community of over fourteen thousand inspiring health professionals working together to advance our profession and improve patient care. We are the only Royal College in the UK and Ireland that represents healthcare professionals working across medicine, surgery and dentistry. Our College plays an integral role in setting standards in all of these disciplines. We play an active leadership role in influencing and shaping medical, surgical and dental curricula, training and assessment.

Tilney is a leading investment and financial planning group that builds on a heritage of more than 180 years. Our clients are private investors, charities and professional intermediaries who trust us with over £24 billion of their assets. We offer a range of services including financial planning, investment management and advice and, through our Bestinvest service, a leading online platform for those who prefer to manage their own investments. We have won numerous awards including Wealth Manager of the Year, Best Discretionary/Advisory Wealth Manager, Best Low-cost SIPP Provider and Best Investment Platform 2018 as voted by readers of the Financial Times and Investors Chronicle; Best Advisory Service in the 2015 City of London Wealth Management Awards; and Investment Award – Cautious category in the Private Asset Management Awards.

Headquartered in Mayfair, London, the Tilney Group employs over 1,000 staff across our network of 30 offices, enabling us to support clients with a local service throughout the UK.


John Fellows

Public Affairs Manager

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