Last Updated: 27 June 2022
Our ‘Reimagining Working Life’ group developed our new hybrid approach which we adopted from March as our business-as-usual way of working. Embracing the ‘best of both worlds’ it lets us lock-in the positives of working remotely, while keeping the office environment which is so important to our culture here at Hymans Robertson.
It’s been great to move to this new, more agile flexible way of working which has been developed based on feedback from our people. Serving our clients’ needs is our priority and introducing this new hybrid working approach gives us the flexibility to ensure this remains the case.
Our Continuity Management Team (CMT), which oversaw the seamless transition to fully remote working when the pandemic hit in 2020, carried out detailed planning and preparation work to allow us to re-open our offices safely. We have and will continue to make sure that any necessary measures are in place to both comply with government guidance and to ensure the safety of our employees and visitors to our offices. All of our offices are open at full capacity.
It’s also been wonderful to welcome more of our clients back into our offices for face-to-face meetings once again.
As we moved to hybrid working, we’ve ensured that we have robust and secure technology and systems to allow us to continue to work remotely successfully. Our IT network is stable and our cyber security controls continue to protect our clients and those working remotely; these controls offer the same protection as they would in our offices. Our remote workers connect to our network through a secure VPN tunnel which uses multi-factor authentication. We have policies, processes and guidance to which all staff must adhere, which outlines our secure working practices outside of the office.
We’ve also been considering how we can embrace other benefits from our experience over the last year or so. A particular focus will be our use of video technology to facilitate client and internal meetings, helping to reduce travel overall, supporting everyone’s wellbeing and using what we have learnt to create an even more inclusive environment. Our goal is to travel less and travel smarter so we can reduce our carbon footprint in line with our climate pledge.
If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact your usual Hymans Robertson contact or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’re a member of a pension scheme administered by Hymans Robertson please be assured that we’re continuing to work and are making it a priority to process payments and respond to member enquiries. However, the Government have now taken further steps to limit access to offices and may also restrict postal services. As such, for the time being we’d encourage you to contact us by email rather than in writing, even if you’ve already been in contact by post. You’ll find details of your Scheme's dedicated email and helpline number on any correspondence you will already have received from us.
Don’t worry if you haven’t been in contact recently, or you don’t have the paperwork to hand, below are additional contact details:
For any pensioner payroll enquiries please continue to contact our payroll team on:
Or for general enquires please email TPAenquiries@hymans.co.uk, providing your full name, scheme name and a contact telephone number.
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