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The WASPI’s argument needs balance – guest blog by Frances Coppola.


  WASPI – “women against pension inequality” is the most fashionable campaign in pensions. But the most prominent woman in pensions, Ros Altmann, does not support it. The assumption has been that she has no choice and is simply towing … Continue reading

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Helen Dean – the right person for the NEST top job.


Helen Dean’s appointment as the new CEO of NEST , seems to have been greeted with a stifled yawn by the Pensions Press. Helen has the lowest of profiles, no social media presence, hardly a speaking engagement and a declaration … Continue reading

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Care or hubris? – How Tesco got in such a pensions mess.


Every little helps? The right old mess that Tesco has found itself in , is blamed partially on its mishandling of its pension strategy. How can an organisation with the motto “every little counts” have such a large pension deficit? … Continue reading

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How competitive is our private pension system?


    We are three months away from the launch of the new pension freedoms and not much is happening. There ain’t nothing shaking but the leaves on the trees! NEST has issued a lengthy consultation on what it should … Continue reading

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