Responding to COVID-19: insight, support and guidance
Find out more about exhibitors and sponsors at the Scotland annual public finance conference 2020:
Alzheimer Scotland is Scotland’s national dementia charity. Our aim is to make sure nobody faces dementia alone. We provide support and information to people with dementia, their carers and families. We campaign for the rights of people with dementia and fund vital dementia research. Through fundraised income, we are able to fund a 24-hour freephone Dementia Helpline, dementia resource centres, dementia advisors, community activity organisers, volunteer coordinators and much more to help people live well with dementia.
Baillie Gifford & Co is an independent investment partnership based in Edinburgh. We have managed investments globally since 1909 and for the Scottish LGPS and councils since 1986. In that time we have added c.£2.3bn of value, net of all costs and fees, helping to make your pensions more affordable and sustainable. We will continue to evolve to meet your changing needs including how to respond to climate change, and how best to generate income and returns as your pension schemes mature.
CCLA has managed local authority funds for over 40 years and charitable funds for 60 years. We are able to meet your short-, medium and long-term financial requirements.
At EY, our purpose is Building a better working world. The insights and quality services we provide help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
Fidelity International provides world-class investment solutions and retirement expertise to institutions, individuals and their advisers to help them build better futures for themselves and generations to come.
Founded in 1921, we're one of the longest established independent firms of consultants and actuaries in the UK. We have unrivalled experience of working with the LGPS, providing investment, actuarial and benefits consultancy to almost half of the LGPS funds. We pride ourselves on finding the answers that deliver the right outcomes for our clients through fresh and innovative ideas.
For more than 35 years, Invesco Global Liquidity has put investors first by offering a disciplined investment approach, high-quality products and distinguished client service and support. In this time, we have developed a range of treasury solutions and short-term money market funds across US dollar, sterling and euro currencies. With global assets under management of over £109bn (as at 31.12.19), managed on behalf of corporations, local government institutions, charities, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds, we offer diversified investment and same day liquidity, whilst delivering a yield comparable to overnight deposit rates. Invesco Global Liquidity is part of Invesco, one of the world’s largest independent investment management organisations. Invesco’s sole focus is investment management – so with no distractions from competing interests, we are able to focus all our global resources on providing our clients with the investment expertise and personal service they expect.
The Oracle Cloud delivers hundreds of SaaS applications and enterprise-class PaaS and IaaS services to customers in more than 195 countries and territories while processing 55 billion transactions a day.
Oxygen Finance is a specialist B2B payments business and the leading provider of early payment programmes. We work with organisations across both public and private sectors to drive savings, improve operational effectiveness and deliver against social value objectives. Our expert teams are experienced at working on large-scale transformation projects with billions of spend flowing over our infrastructure.
Since 2009, Tree of Knowledge have been determined to reinvigorate the industry of learning, to build a business that would challenge the views of traditional inspirational speaking and training. Our plan is to bring about an ENTERTAINING, ENLIGHTENING and EDUCATIONAL revolution.
We are often asked about our 3 E’s and if they are deliberately in the order they’re in. The answer is most definitely yes! Firstly, our 3 E’s are incredibly important to us and no one is more important than the other. But the order is key… We firmly believe that most people would rather be entertained than educated but if we can do both and create lots of enlightening moments along the way then we are definitely doing something truly impactful. Although our sessions are hugely entertaining, it’s often not until delegates are leaving or on the drive home that the learning smacks them in the face.
We have partnered with organisations all over the world that are hungry for success and care about the health and well-being of their staff. Our style is thought provoking and passionate. But most importantly: WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE.
We understand the importance of everything you do. At Zurich Municipal, we are committed to protecting the public sector and to keeping our promises.
With over 25 years’ experience, our full end to end, in-house team gives you everything you need – from experts who can help you prevent problems before they can occur, to claims and major loss specialists who will get you back up and running, should an incident interrupt your vital work. We know how important it is for you not to let the public down. In 2018, we paid out 99% of claims made by you, so you can rely on us not to let you down.