Embark Group continues to monitor the Coronavirus situation in order to be able to respond appropriately as necessary. As a technology led organisation, we have full capabilities in place to enable all our staff to work remotely. We do not expect day-to-day business operations or client work to be impacted significantly and there is currently no interruption or reduction to Embark’s services or responsiveness. View our workplace risk assessments.Read more
In May 2020 AKG issued their view of the Embark Group’s position regarding Covid-19. AKG is an independent organisation specialising in the provision of assessment, ratings, information and consultancy to the financial services industry.AKG view on Embarks response to COVID-19
During these unprecedented times of home working, social isolation and restricted movements, we are all facing new obstacles in keeping business moving.
The Embark Platform provides a truly digital solution. Technology is at our core and our automated procedures, straight-through processing and ability to proceed without the need of wet signatures means that we can continue to help support your business throughout this challenging time.Access our platform guide
As we are all being asked to work from home and minimise contact with other people here are a few tips from our team at Vested workplace savings and investments that you may find useful.Read our tips
The following consumer guide has been produced in a coordinated approach by various pension bodies including the Pension Protection Fund, the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, Money and Pensions Service, the Pensions Ombudsman, the Pensions Regulator and the Financial Conduct Authority. It outlines the measures taken across the industry to support savers, and provide answers to many frequently asked questions, and details on the free and impartial guidance that is available.Guide for pension scheme members
TPR are raising awareness to all consumers of any scam warning signs. Advisers are free to use a suggested news article as well as a number of social media posts and assets to make their clients aware.Download TPR resources
These articles are intended for regulated financial advisers and intermediaries only.
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