Actuarial, Benefits and Governance Consultancy Services

IMPORTANT: In these exceptional circumstances, we have agreed with providers to extend the Actuarial, Benefits and Governance Consultancy Framework by 12 months. The new expiry date for this Framework is 30th June 2021. Please be assured that our intention remains to re-let the Actuarial, Benefits and Governance Consultancy Services Framework from July 2021.

The Actuarial, Benefits and Governance Consultancy Services Framework was launched in 2016 and will be available for Further Competition and Direct Award until June 2021. Contracts awarded under the Framework may be let up to 30th June 2027 at the latest.

The Framework is split across four Lots:

  • Lot 1 - Actuarial Services
  • Lot 2 - Benefits Consultancy
  • Lot 3 - Governance Consultancy
  • Lot 4 - Consultancy to Support Specialist Projects

There are seven providers on the Framework, across the four Lots:

Please note: The takeover of KPMG's pensions advisory practice by Iseran Bidco has now been completed, and they have rebranded as Isio. If you are planning to go out to Further Competition under the Actuarial, Benefits and Governance Consultacy Services Framework please invite Isio to bid in the usual way, their contact details can be found in their updated Provider Catalogue. If you have any queries please contact National LGPs Frameworks using the below details. 

In addition to this extension, authorities using the Framework should note minor changes to the Pricing Schedules and Provider Catalogues found at Appendix 7 and Appendix 8 respectively of the Framework documentation, accessible through the Document Portal. These will be effective from 1st July 2020.

Please see the Introduction Pack below for more details about the services available through the Framework:

Introduction and Joining Instructions - Download this pack if you would like to know more about the Framework. It explains what a procurement Framework is, the benefits of using one and what services are included.

Option Form - Complete this form if you would like more information on the Framework or if you would like to sign up to use it.

Confidentiality Statement -  You will need to sign and return this together with your Option Form. We can then give you access to confidential catalogues and other documentation. Signing and returning a Confidentiality Statement places you under no obligation to use the Framework but allows us to share the full set of documents for this Framework.

 Sample Members Access Agreement - An example of the Members Access Agreement. You will need to sign this document as an agreement between yourselves and Norfolk County Council, as the Letting Authority. If your organisation has previously completed a Members Access Agreement for another National LGPS Framework, please contact us.

If you would like to find out more about this Framework please contact us on 01603 306846 or email