Category Archives: Dashboard

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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Open pensions – not closed meetings!

  In advance of an expected announcement on the pensions dashboard on Monday, Frank Field has published a letter to Guy Opperman and his Work and Pensions Select Committee and  has published the findings  of a round table with the “pension … Continue reading

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Rudd offers us a people’s dashboard

In a welcome break from tradition , yesterday gave us a Secretary of State for work and pensions , appearing in public to talk about pensions Amber Rudd’s appearance at the TISA conference was well-received. For most of her unscripted … Continue reading

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Pension Dashboard – consultation pending.

https://videoplayback.parliamentlive.tv/Player/Index/0c025370-4338-41f6-a843-9575474ac073?in=2018-11-19T14%3A51%3A39%2B00%3A00&out=2018-11-19T14%3A53%3A03%2B00%3A00&audioOnly=False&autoStart=False&statsEnabled=True Here’s Guy Opperman on the Pensions Dashboard. He’s answering questions on behalf of this new boss – Amber Rudd. Key message – “A feasibility study and a consultation are pending.” My understanding of the Government’s position is this. It … Continue reading

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Dashboard-smashboard ; we’re done with you!

The Pension Play Pen met this lunchtime and we’ve decided to ban the word dashboard from our lexicon of pension bull. “Dashboard” is old hat lingo – implying a steering wheel and all kinds of stuff that people aren’t ready … Continue reading

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“No dash in dashboard!” (Paul Lewis)

I’m not sure about the provenance of his info (the link is broken) but Paul doesn’t tweet without good reason. This is important. Minister confirms what I wrote recently, the state pension – which is the biggest part of the … Continue reading

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Should Government play “fantasy pensions”?

  What should we make of reports in the Daily Telegraph that our Pensions Minister, Guy Opperman, is meeting with pension experts to consider a system where a workplace pension could follow the employee, rather than employees joining new plans … Continue reading

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