Category Archives: The Racket of the Lambs

Is auto-enrolment working? – November Play Pen lunch


On the day that Steve Webb declared victory (tentatively) for auto-enrolment, the Play Pen sat down for a pint and a pie in the Counting House and after a long and rigorous debate concluded that he might be right. The vote among … Continue reading

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Ten reasons to join the Pension Play Pen!


I’m excited! Driving through Berkshire and Hampshire to work it showed 8 degrees  on the dashboard, I drove open-top and imagined I was Jane Austen in a pony and trap (the pony called Frankel)! I’m excited because there are 2499 members … Continue reading

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Born to overrun – Springsteen dancing in the park


Last night Hyde Park hosted  80,000 mesmerised spectators who stood in the rain and listened to Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band ,  joined by Sir Paul McCartney – the legend. Here’s the video footage of the two singing “I saw her standing … Continue reading

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Why we want you at our Pension Play Pen party!


You – yes you! We’re having a knees up at the White Hart in Barnes, Hays have put some money behind the bar – the Racket of the Lambs have got  their banjos and we’re going to have a good time. … Continue reading

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Do we need guarantees on the pensions we get? Pension Play Pen lunch – Feb 6th


There was a peculiar diversity of participants in this month’s pension lunch which led to an extraordinary debate and the closest of votes. Our lunch group split into three groups 1. Those who followed a broadly paternalistic line (Stav, Bill,Mike … Continue reading

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The Racket of the Lambs – 20 things you never wanted to know about Pension Rocks III’s top band


The Racket of the Lambs is the house band of the Pension Play Pen- Europe‘s fastest growing pension group (unverified). It is led by the Jackal – Simon Kew Its musical director is the Legend (that is Dick Strattan) 4.   Our Drummer is … Continue reading

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