Category Archives: pensions

Payroll leads- Pensions follow.


I have been writing for a few years about the value shift from actuarial to operational, in pension consultancy. I also predicted that it would be payroll that would do the heavy lifting on auto-enrolment. I was right on both … Continue reading

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An Apple a day, 700 reasons not to stay!


General angst, everywhere but here! There are a lot of people getting very angry about the EU’s determination that Apple should be paying Euro 13bn in tax to the Irish Government. Apple aren’t happy at the prospect of corporate profits … Continue reading

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How AS Robins helps its clients to choose workplace pensions.


  AS Robbins is the winner  of the Payroll World 2015 Auto Enrolment Engagement Award. We asked Liz Robbins, managing partner, some questions.   What auto-enrolment services are you providing to your clients?   I am helping my clients with a … Continue reading

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We took the plunge, now we must swim


  I doubt if SoftBank had launched its take over bid for  ARM holdings today rather in the weeks following the referendum, it would have found life so easy. Recent comments from Theresa May suggest that Britain will, for the … Continue reading

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How Wright Vigar helps its clients choose a workplace pension


Wright Vigar is a medium sized accountancy in the Lincoln area . Carolyn Cunningham runs its payroll operation. Here is how she describes her relationship with Pension PlayPen and how she has used http://www.pensionplaypne.com.    

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Don’t talk about the weather..!


I get bored with people talking about the weather… But I never get bored looking at our wonderful countryside and the impact the weather creates upon it. If you visit the Clore Gallery at the Tate, you can see how … Continue reading

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“London Super Sewer Faces Funding Probe” – how dirty is that?


Muck is in the air The headline’s from the FT, about as close as that rag will get to pure filth. Sadly I am far from a shop and unwilling to avail myself of the FT’s premium on-line new service … Continue reading

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How Hunter Thomas helped their clients to choose a workplace pension


  Hunter, Thomas and Company are a medium sized accountancy firm in Wiltshire. Here is how  CEO Simon Thomas talks of his relationship with Pension PlayPen and how it has helped him and his clients get on with auto-enrolment.

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Is “too much” money the root of all evil?


I had a very odd conversation with my partner last night while watching the Human League at Windsor racecourse – hooray! The Human League are nothing to do with this blog though I now discover they suffered from having too … Continue reading

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How Payman helps clients to choose pensions.


Payman is run by Craig Parsons. His uncle- Jim- is a veteran of payroll and started the business. Payman has reached out to many small employers in and around Frome  in Somerset to make sure they comply with auto-enrolment and do … Continue reading

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