Category Archives: Dashboard

Railways and dashboards have a lot in common!


  Yesterday I wrote about the importance of delivering a dashboard competitively. To sum my argument up, I think that those prepared to supply the technology needed to find people’s pensions should not compete for the work through a Government … Continue reading

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Your pension – your rights!


Governance is an interesting word. governance /ˈɡʌv(ə)nəns/ noun the action or manner of governing a state, organization, etc. “a more responsive system of governance will be required” ARCHAIC rule; control. “what, shall King Henry be a pupil still, under the … Continue reading

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“ No man cometh unto the dashboard, but by me”.


This is the vision of the dashboard we sign up to – if we accept the Government consultation An alarming diagram that shows how a single pension finder would control all data on the dashboard pic.twitter.com/qIo3muL6cn — Pension Plowman (@henryhtapper) … Continue reading

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“Deliver me a world without work”!


In almost every conversation I have had about the purpose of a pension dashboard, up comes the word “engagement”. Engagement has become the horse to the savings cart, “you can’t expect people to save more unless you’ve engaged them with … Continue reading

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Finding our pensions


  In a vigorous debate at DWP HQ, two quite different approaches to finding pensions emerged. This blog helps people to understand what the debate is about and why it matters to everyone. It matters because there is some £20bn. … Continue reading

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The fight for proper dashboards is just beginning.


  The collective intake of breath that greeted the eventual publication of the Government’s feasibility study and consultation paper was palpable. Now – a week on – perhaps we can stop congratulating each other and get on with delivering a … Continue reading

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Pension Dashboards – time to respond!


At a recent PPI seminar, Laurie Edmans reminded us that he had been responsible for helping Government nearly deliver combined pension forecasts in 2004 – nearly 15 years ago. I wrote to Laurie thanking him for chairing an excellent event … Continue reading

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UK – OK! Disclosure battle won – now let’s win the peace.


The PPI have produced a really excellent paper “Charges, returns and transparency in DC – what can we learn from other countries?” The report, sponsored by Which? explores UK charges for pension schemes against those in the US, Australia, the … Continue reading

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Lord share their data – but not yet!


Augustine’s wayward prayer – “Lord, make me holy – but not yet”, sprung to mind as I sat with the dashboardistas in Parliament yesterday. The Government’s “Pensions Dashboards – working together for the consumer” is a pretty vague document which … Continue reading

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Could “Dashboard-Day” be here at last?


Today’s a big day out for the dashboard-istas! Over the weekend , Theresa May linked herself to the pensions dashboard using the Daily Mail to pin her colours to the mast. It is clear that the Pensions Dashboard is going … Continue reading

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