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Pensions need trust not more blue-sky concepts.


I’ve  received a request from a journalist I’m working on a programme about pensions that needs to be ‘blue sky’, conceptual and not mention the word pension I’m familiar with this kind of thing. There’s a view in the world … Continue reading

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From source to sea – the consolidation of master trusts


  As part of some work for one of our intermediaries, I’ve been asked to make sense of the smaller master trusts and give a view on which of them are likely to be around in their current form in … Continue reading

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No learning without doing!


NOTHING that’s precisely how much it will cost you to get an excellent pension plan at less than half the cost of a stakeholder pension. Continue reading

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The Regulator’s right to be cautious about mastertrusts


Over the past two years we’ve seen a number of multi-employer occupational schemes spruced up for auto-enrolment. We’ve seen a number of insurers and asset managers set up as the providers of master trusts. We’ve had a few financial advisers … Continue reading

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