300 workers in Nationwide Constructing Society’s Monetary Planning service have as we speak accomplished their transfer to Aegon UK.
The transfer provides 300 new jobs at Aegon UK and means the creation of a brand new service, Aegon Monetary Planning.
The switch is an extension to a protracted standing partnership between Aegon UK and Nationwide Constructing Society and was introduced in August 2023.
Aegon says the growth is a “important step” in Aegon’s ambition to develop into the “main digital platform within the UK.”
The brand new Monetary Planning arm will work underneath the umbrella of adviser agency Origen, an entirely owned subsidiary of Aegon UK, and can help Nationwide prospects searching for funding merchandise and monetary recommendation.
Aegon UK has partnered with Nationwide since 2016 and can proceed to be the ISA and Common Funding Account supplier for Nationwide prospects. It is going to even have duty for the Monetary Planning wants of 90,000 prospects and £5bn of property.
Mike Holliday-Williams, CEO of Aegon UK, mentioned: “It offers me nice pleasure to welcome greater than 300 new expert and skilled colleagues to Aegon UK. We’re extraordinarily constructive about this new enterprise service, and the size of the strategic transfer which is energised by the £5 billion quantity of property underneath advisement.
“The completion of the switch marks a big step in Aegon’s technique to be the main digital platform within the UK, driving ahead our pension and funding propositions in our key retail and office markets for the advantage of all of our prospects, advisers and employers.
“Our prospects will be safe within the data that Aegon UK is dedicated to offering them with the help they require to take care of their fast and long-term monetary wellbeing.”
Tim Orton, chief govt of Origen, mentioned: “Since asserting the extension of our strategic partnership in August 2023, we’ve been working to make sure a clean transition and continuity of service for our Nationwide prospects, and I’m delighted to welcome our new colleagues as we embark on the subsequent a part of this journey.
“The addition of Aegon Monetary Planning acts to enhance our present company, wealth and personal consumer companies, guaranteeing all our prospects can entry efficient recommendation to assist them construct a brighter monetary future.”
Dutch-owned Aegon offers pensions and investments to greater than 4m prospects and employs greater than 2,000 individuals within the UK.