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This week – we hope to be able to talk about the “benefit of pensions” again!


This is a blog about the economic utility of pension management. It’s written because the first thing that hit me this morning was this almost confessional comment from George Norval, Group Pensions Manager at Berensden. Is the DB Pensions Manager … Continue reading

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“Lifestyle” jobs should still pay pensions!


  The latest Gig Economy case to be tested in court starts today , (Monday 30th April) Courier firm Hermes is facing action from GMB Union members. The legal action, which follows GMB’s landmark success against Uber, is on behalf of … Continue reading

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Who moved my cliche? The sorry state of the “employee benefits market”


  I was suffeciently underwhelmed by the “vibrant employee benefits live exhibition” last week to stay just 20 minutes. Bearing in mind the Boris Bike ride from the City to Kensington Olympia, this represented a poor return on my time. … Continue reading

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“Hier Stehe Ich” – Frances Coppola on woman’s financial rights in later years


This blog restates and amplifies comments made by Frances on this blog and elsewhere . If you are a woman, advise women or have women you know who are impacted by the changes in the state pension age, you should … Continue reading

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