Daily Archives: April 2, 2017

“No one gets left behind” – the Abbey Life IGC


If you are reading the Chair’s IGC report for Abbey Life you are a rare beast Over 7,000,000 people have joined workplace pensions as a result of auto-enrolment, only 10,150 souls remain in Abbey, Target and Hill Samuel workplace plans This time … Continue reading

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Taper tantrums


  Not my phrase – Jo Cumbo’s.  Read her brilliant article on the travails of our super-earners who struggle to cram enough money into their pensions. The annual allowance taper can see a £40,000 pa annual contribution allowance diminish to … Continue reading

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Fund cost disclosure, arrived on Friday – and it’s here to stay. L&G IGC report- 2017


We are now well in to the IGC reporting season, where Independent Governance Committees tell us how well the insurers they oversee are behaving. I had had low expectations going into this round, 11 of the key insurers had spent … Continue reading

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