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- A pension settlement needs general agreement.
- Common sense to the rescue; Royal Mail and the CWU adopt CDC.
- Financial Regulators aren’t carved out of stone – they need a merry Christmas too!
- Risk sharing in pensions for USS employers
- “Mind the width – improve the quality” #Pensions must “include” properly!
- Common sense to the rescue; Royal Mail and the CWU adopt CDC. lnkd.in/gUj_YFNRestoring confidence in pensions 2 hours ago
- Financial Regulators aren’t carved out of stone – they need a merry Christmas too! lnkd.in/gu3saw6Restoring confidence in pensions 2 hours ago
- Risk sharing in pensions for USS employers lnkd.in/gZiwNJKRestoring confidence in pensions 2 hours ago
- “Mind the width – improve the quality” #Pensions must “include” properly! lnkd.in/gMvbPAYRestoring confidence in pensions 2 hours ago
- A time for calm, cool heads and action. lnkd.in/g_5JdWnRestoring confidence in pensions 2 hours ago
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Everybody knows that the pension tax-relief system is heavily weighted in favour of the have’s who get big income tax incentives. It is weighted against the low waged who can get excluded from contribution incentives altogether. Steve Webb, who thinks … Continue reading
This blog is mainly written for deferred members of the British Steel Pension Scheme, but many other people may find it interesting. There’s no doubt that what is going on in Tata-land, will go on with other employers who feel … Continue reading
What’s this about? In a first-rate document, the DWP have set out radical proposals to allow ordinary people to see and compare the costs their trustees are paying for the investment of their pension money. These proposals go well beyond … Continue reading
The FCA has published an interesting blog entitled Our work on DB transfers. The nub of its findings follow Since October 2015 we have reviewed a total of 88 DB transfers where the recommendation was to transfer. Out of these, … Continue reading
Mike is now a regular writer on this blog; he’s an LSE philosopher, a member of the USS pension scheme and an expert in pensions (not a “pensions expert”). Southampton has come out in favour of closing USS’s defined benefit … Continue reading
Wherever possible – organisations should aspire to be transparent in their dealings, sharing information with all stakeholders. Bank wins by being straight with customers Making information difficult to access causes problems. My friends at Quietroom tell the story of how, … Continue reading
I am sad to read that “academics face a big rise in their pension payments”. That’s the headline in the FT and it may be true. Another set of spurious numbers? The University Superannuation Scheme has completed it’s three … Continue reading
Ok – so it’s not a big news week for pensions , but well done Jack Gilbert of Citywire’s New Model Adviser for getting a meet with Frank Field, and well reported on what I can only call a “welcome … Continue reading
In yesterday’s blog, where I talked about the “Scally duty” on an employer to provide staff with pension information, created a lot of traffic on “social media”. Some of this may be down to it being a quiet week in … Continue reading
I have recently been passed the slides of the PLSA?ABI+++ workshop on creating a common way for pension pots to follow members. You can find them here. What a mess we are making of something so very simple! Here is … Continue reading