The Pensions and Pension Protection Fund Ombudsman Mr Anthony Arter, retained his position in office following his re-appointment back to work and continue serving in office for a further 2 years.
His re-appointed is attributed to the fact that he is a person who works independently without being influenced by external forces. He is also a self-sufficient individual including his capabilities in dealing with arising matters in a fair manner. Arter is also a powerful known person when it comes to legal reforms. His legal suggestions are easily incorporated into the laws since courts are always ready to pass them because whatever he comes suggests always results in useful impacts.
The sponsor of this service which is absolutely free, is the grant-in-aid. It’s a group that belongs to the department of work and pensions. The ombudsman looks into particular matters that faces the working sector. These includes investigating and examining arising complaints within the working environment, matters of concern in the pensions and benefits of the workers and the pension protection fund issues which are reviewable. In addition, it looks into the Financial Assistance Scheme’s appeals raised, around problems such as mis sold pensions UK complaints.
The Minister for Pensions and Financial inclusion, Guy Opperman, also addressed the audience regarding the re-appointment of Arter. He expressed his excitement by notifying people that Arter was going to continue serving as a Pensions and Pension Protection Fund Ombudsman because he had been re-appointed once again. He commented further on the outstanding leadership qualities that Anthony had displayed basing on the previous roles he had played while in office. He said that the judgments he makes are always balanced, fair and functional.
The minister thanked Anthony for the vast knowledge and experience that the field of occupational pension scheme had gained from him since his first appointment in that position. He urged Arter in collaboration with his team members to continue delivering more quality services they were expecting from them. He knew that they were capable in doing so basing tremendous benefits they had brought in the pension field.
This means that Arter will retain his position in office since his first appointment that took place in the year 2015 the month of May to the year the 31st of July 2021. Arter is a professional lawyer with a lot of experience in legal matters. Furthermore, he had earlier served as the Leader of Pensions and as a London Senior associate at Eversheds law firm a Limited Liability Partnership group.