Category Archives: doctors

A few house rules…


Once you’ve blown up the building you let the dust settle ,you announce what you’ll be putting up instead and then you build. This seems a reasonable analogy for what is happening in pension reform. The FCA are issuing invitations … Continue reading

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John Tapper’s retirement plan


The Auction catalogue tells us “Mr Tapper’s cows are a very nice lot, all young, of good size and colour and good milkers Continue reading

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My mother is a donut


  My mother is someone who I have admiration for. This afternoon we went to walk Rosa the dog ; but when we got out of the car she discovered she was in her house slippers. Rather than abort the … Continue reading

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“We grow old, we grow old” – a budget day blog


It’s budget day. I was asked to be a commentator on a budget briefing this afternoon but I’m not good on economics – more interested in nuts and bolts. All the same, it’s useful sometimes to stick your head up and … Continue reading

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We should be proud to have an opt-out!


An old friend of mine tweets me beginning “I’m a libertarian but…!” The but is an objection to the feckless being able to opt out of their pension plan. Of course she is a fascist though you cannot tell her that any … Continue reading

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The public sector needs a low cost pension alternative


This blog is about public sector pensions and the problems that they will face with Auto-Enrolment. It will be of interest to people concerned with pension reform, fairness, inclusivity and with bringing DC up to the standards of DB. The question … Continue reading

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