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300 new tickets issued for Friday’s VFM conference – register here.

We have been able to increase our Zoom capacity from 200 to 500, to allow a much wider audience. Following the publication of their findings on what members of workplace pensions want to know, Ruston Smith and Janette Weir will … Continue reading

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Private markets – a jewel in the crown or fool’s gold?

A key aim for DC trustees should be to consider how to ‘further improve’ long term future net risk adjusted returns and ‘member outcomes’ rather than just cutting costs. Getting more for members! @GuyOpperman @DWP @TPRgovuk @TheFCA @ThePLSA @bankofengland @henryhtapper … Continue reading

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How to balance freedom and investor protection? Disclose the downside.

How to balance freedom and investor protection? Disclose the downside https://t.co/EzHL8QsA4I — Josephine Cumbo (@JosephineCumbo) September 13, 2021 In my view, the best course of action is to protect the money that the investors can least afford to lose and … Continue reading

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Unfair taxes for people working to stay off the breadline.

The consequences of the Government’s tax raid to sort out the NHS and pay for social pay are becoming clear. Here is the FT’s summary; There were some winners from the policy. People receiving only pension income will not be … Continue reading

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Giving workers real news about their workplace pension

This video is well worth watching, it shows Michelle Sutton , one of HR’s most charismatic communicators, explaining how she hopes the 11,000 members of the Aegon SUEZ workplace pension are going to get updated on how their savings are … Continue reading

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Keating moves the dial towards collective DC pensions.

The work done by Iain Clacher and Con Keating on creating a consistent  framework for a fair , sufficient  and sustainable way of returning to funded pension provision is too important to sit on an academic bookshelf. We have DC … Continue reading

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AgeWage launches a free service to benchmark DC workplace pensions

This is an offer to the trustees and participating employers of the UK’s workplace pensions , inviting you to be part of the AgeWage benchmarking service. The service allows your scheme to compare itself to others, so that you can … Continue reading

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How can we improve member outcomes if we can’t measure them?

The DWP links its campaign to consolidate small DC pension schemes to the headline “improving member outcomes”. But what is a good member outcome and how is it measured? The only measure I know of, that captures the value savers … Continue reading

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AgeWage – what is it about?

People saving for their retirement need help. Pension risk is now taken by savers – not  insurers or plan sponsors. Savers are presented with tough choices which they are not prepared for; and  Middle Britain does not take advice. AgeWage … Continue reading

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Where are these 1200 schemes to be consolidated?

When it comes to poor practice  “sunlight is the best disinfectant”. But the sun never shines on the whereabouts of occupational DC schemes, which are supposed to run their own websites for the benefit of all, but whose whereabouts on … Continue reading

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