Belfast firm SSAS Solutions joins the fight against dementia

  • Belfast-based tech firm SSAS Solutions, which recently became part of the Mattioli Woods group, has announced a new partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK.

    Northern Ireland's largest independent group of dedicated Small Self-Administered Scheme (SSAS) specialists, SSAS Solutions, was officially acquired by wealth management fund Mattioli Woods group back in March. The firm is already making some exciting changes witht he announcement of a new national partnership with Alzeimer's Research UK to join the fight against dementia.

    The firm's speciality is in helping businesses to organise custom retirement solutions and pension schemes, so illnesses that tend to impact those late in life such as Alzheimer's Disease are obviously close to the company's heart. SSAS Solutions reports that dementia impacts many of its employees and clients and says that it demands "an urgent and substantial response."

    The Mattioli Woods Group has now adoped Alzheimer’s Research UK as its official charity of the year for the next two years and aims to raise £150,000 for the charity by engaging employees, clients and partners to raise money and awareness. The group has already kick-started its fund-raising efforts with an initial donation of £25,000.

    Ian Mattioli MBE, Chief Executive Officer of Mattioli Woods, said: "Dementia is one of the most misunderstood conditions in the UK and the money raised by Mattioli Woods is going to fund ground-breaking research that will change the lives of people impacted by it. We started out in business many years ago as retirement planners and still look after many of our original clients. We have seen first-hand the devastating effect dementia has on families, and we look forward to making a huge difference over the next two years."

    Source: Written based on press release

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