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Employer Services

The Pensions Regulator's governance regime  and the need to monitor an employer's financial wellbeing is creating new demands on managing the interaction between employers and pension funds.

At Aquila Heywood our Employer Services platform powered by i-Connect, helps employers and pension schemes reduce the cost of their pension administration.

Improve Interactions between Employers and Funds

Securely share data and submit data electronically

Ensure transparency and visibility between parties

Produce accurate and timely benefit and annual allowance statements

Demonstrate compliance

Meet your Recording Obligations

Our Employer Services solution, i-Connect, simplifies data interactions between employers and funds. All reporting and record-keeping is managed within a highly secure environment. 

Reducing the cost and risk associated with processing pension data, i-Connect automates the submission of data to your scheme in a single solution, improving the flow of data to minimise manual intervention.

Taken directly from the payroll system i-Connect automatically identifies new joiners, opt-outs and leavers, seamlessly generating an extract for submission to your scheme.

i-Connect Features

A single platform for employers and pension fund interactions

Automatic identification and processing of all starters, leavers, salary and member data changes

Secure straight-through processing to your pension fund

Automated employer 'on-boarding' process

Quick synchronisation of employer payroll and pension fund data

Automated processing reminders for employers

Intuitive dashboard and complementary suite of employer-facing reports

i-Connect Benefits

Reduce the risk of data protection breaches

Identify potential escalations early and mitigate risks

Improve reliability of valuations and scheme accounting

Reduce cost and complexity with a simplified servicing model

Ensure employers meet their duties in supplying data for HMRC Annual Allowance checks

What our Customers Say:

Aquila Heywood has delivered secure self-service and data exchange solutions that deliver our business objectives for members and employers as well as reducing our administration costs. 

Laura Colliss

Pensions Manager

North-East Scotland Pension Fund

i-Connect allows the Pension Fund to automate a number of our procedures, reducing administration time, while the regular and secure transfer of data has dramatically improved quality.

Steve Lyon

Technical Analyst

Royal County of Berkshire Pension Fund

i-Connect has improved the data exchange process, which will enable us to issue the annual benefit statements much earlier next year.

Tim O'Connor

Pensions Manager

Lewisham Borough Council