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Monthly Archives: August 2021
I’m looking forwards to this morning’s Pension Playpen coffee morning with Rona Train and Simon Grover. Simon Grover has worked on pensions-related projects for clients including Kodak, B&CE, Invensys, Irish Life, JLT, Atkins, First Group, Lloyds bank, RBS, British Steel, … Continue reading
Nest wants to invest £1,500,000,000 into private markets, meaning just under 10% of our money will not be invested in public stock exchanges or debt markets but in companies that raise money other ways. Actually £1.5bn is not a lot … Continue reading
Once upon a time, commuting into London was a necessity for millions. Then, one day in March 2020, it became the preserved activity of a few key workers and a big no-no for everyone else. Well almost everyone, my commute … Continue reading
The charts are interesting. This blog comes with a health warning – supplied by Stuart McDonald. This age-stratified analysis is important when drawing conclusions from trends in case numbers. Cases are still trending up in older groups, so it’s likely … Continue reading
The Financial Times reports;- Nest, one of the UK’s largest workplace pension schemes, has announced a £1.5bn private equity spending spree in the biggest move by a British retirement scheme into the asset class. The £20bn state-backed pension fund with … Continue reading
This note responds to the questions raised by members of the audience of the webinar: Fair, Sufficient and Sustainable Collective Defined Contribution Pensions; It quotes them anonymously, verbatim, and then offers responses. It is worth bearing in mind that in … Continue reading
This blog reports a discussion by the Steering Committee (SC) of the Productive Finance Working Group’. The original document (minutes of a meeting on July 28th) can be accessed here. This meeting occurred before the letter from the Prime … Continue reading
10m UK pensioners risk running out of money — poll https://t.co/LTEpRsBNXS — Josephine Cumbo (@JosephineCumbo) August 26, 2021 We are busy saving into pots that provide no pensions and turning future pensions into pension pots. Let’s be clear, we are … Continue reading
The work done by Iain Clacher and Con Keating on creating a consistent framework for a fair , sufficient and sustainable way of returning to funded pension provision is too important to sit on an academic bookshelf. We have DC … Continue reading
In a very short time , Pension PlayPen’s coffee mornings have achieved a regular following of 100 or so pension professionals, keen to hear and share views on critical pension issues. Steve Goddard has assembled a group of Pension All … Continue reading