You will probably be aware of the significant falls that have taken place in global financial markets as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. These falls will have an impact upon pensions and savings all over the world, and unfortunately this will include members of the Salvus Master Trust.
The Trustees of the Salvus Master Trust believe that members should not panic, but should remember that pension savings are for the long term, and that markets typically respond positively after a crisis has passed.
If you are uncertain as to how this impacts you and your investments we recommend that you seek financial advice. If your employer uses a financial adviser in connection with their scheme, you may wish to speak to them. If there is no adviser associated with your scheme, you could find an Independent Financial Advisor here.
All contributions we receive are invested promptly in the investment funds which are securely held by Aegon Asset Management. One of the worlds largest investment companies
We publish Quarterly performance figures for the Salvus Cautious Default Fund.
source - Salvus, HS Admin and ONS
The growth phase of what is known as the Default fund. This just means that you don't have to choose a specific investment for your workplace pension contributions. This is all managed for you. Of course, we do offer a choice otherwise we automatically invest this for you. We manage risk our advisers monitor investments...our trustees try and keep you on track. Don't forget as you get closer to the point where you need income from your pension account we automatically and gradually reduce the risk even further to help protect you from sudden drops in value.
Here is the monthly performance:
All assets are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS).