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Professional Pension Awards 2010


Great to see nearly 1000 people having a good time. Well done Jonathan Stapleton and his team and thanks for the invite.
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DON’T ASK – DON’T GET


We don’t like asking- but we love to be asked. Continue reading

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Can pensions find a unified voice?


There are no great and good anymore- the availability of information has meant a democratisation and demystification of the pensions hieirarchy. The information revolution has done for the pensions oligarchy what usury did for feududalism and it’s not taken 100 years, it hasn’t taken 100 months!
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Dead Souls- what can trustees do about their DC deferreds?


DC deferreds are a problem. The problem is not being addressed even though solutions exist. There is no forum for discussing problems like this and there needs to be. Continue reading

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Trustee to banker


I suppose that I’d better be frank
I’m not at my best in a bank
I don’t understand oddities-
Swaps and commodaties
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Peter Booker- Funeral- Monday 26th October- Maidstone


Peter Booker was a very kind, generous and funny man who worked tirelessly to make occupational pensions better, serving on the NAPF Council and running a number of large pension plans. He had for some years been gravely ill and … Continue reading

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Ofgem are right to close a pensions scam


The unions need to be reminded that the cost of energy increases falls hardest on the poorest members of society and in defending the “legal right” of a group of companies not to manage their pension costs, they are condemning the poorest in society to greater hardship.
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Chelsea versus Tottenham


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Watch out for the financial tsunami from an ageing population


The cost of an ageing population in Europe is expected to “dwarf” the impact of the current financial crisis many times over, a European Commission report reveals. Continue reading

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