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Category Archives: BSPS
The MP’s Nick Smith and Stephen Kinnock held a press conference yesterday to remind the FCA that 3 years after the hard closure of “Time To Choose” , steelworkers are still waiting for something to happen by way of compensation … Continue reading
News that Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has rescued those former members of the British Steel Pension Scheme who are currently in the PPF assessment period has been widely promoted by PIC’s financial PRs and got some favourable coverage in … Continue reading
For pensioners, pensions are very much open. We need to think more about how these DB pensioners are treated and start thinking of their needs for understanding and for financial services. Continue reading
The end of an era After over three years of mounting pressure, the FCA yesterday announced it would be banning the practice of contingent charging for work on Defined Benefit transfers from October 1st. Although some pipeline cases will conclude … Continue reading
Here is the decision taken by the FCA on how advice is charged for on DB transfers. It is precisely the position that I had hoped for and will ensure that DB schemes will continue to provide pensions to many … Continue reading
A different perspective? The FTSE is on sale…… pic.twitter.com/KcdNv0vTG4 — Holly Mackay (@HollyAMackay) March 9, 2020 I am sure Holly’s graphic shouldn’t be taken as financial advice , though some will try to catch a falling knife. We have no … Continue reading
I am cross that an established firm of actuaries get on the front page of the FT for kicking IFAs for their advice on pension transfers Mark van den Berghen, principal and senior consulting actuary at Buck, a consulting firm … Continue reading
Jingye deal for British Steel expected to secure thousands of jobs https://t.co/lqGTFIob31 — Stefan #Labour:ForTheManyNotTheFew #GTTO (@SZaitschenko) November 11, 2019 There ought to be some gallows humour up at Scunny this morning. After all, the issues British Steel has had, … Continue reading
One of the things ordinary people find hardest to work out is why their share of a defined benefit scheme can go up when stock markets go down. This happened last month where the stock market fell. But in August, … Continue reading
Around £12bn worth of DB pension pots could have been subjected to poor transfer advice, based on these FCA figures. This is over one year alone. pic.twitter.com/eUPWu8UoL0 — Josephine Cumbo (@JosephineCumbo) July 30, 2019 It is now too late to … Continue reading