Tag Archives: Bristol

MoneyHub – financial education’s future?

I met yesterday with Toby Hughes, CEO of MoneyHub, one of the very few people in financial services who I could properly call visionary. Like most visionaries, his big idea is very simple. He and his CTO Dave Toge talked … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s heroes; these are the folk who will solve the AE Capacity crunch

  We’ve been doing some planning at Pension PlayPen towers . Most of our thinking is concentrated on this graph. We predict the capacity crunch at April 2015 which is the point when demand for auto-enrolment services and workplace pensions … 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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Heard the one about the actuary, the investment consultant, the IFA and the lawyer?

At precisely the same time, the Pension Play Pen debated the relative value of actuaries, investment consultants, lawyers and financial advisers to Britain’s future pensioners, but in two different towns. These lunches , which have been taking place since 2009, bring … Continue reading

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Lower League Football – guest post from Oliver Tapper

I love football but I think there’s a problem and that is kids these days are choosing their football club from the premier league. Little Jimmy supports Manchester United and his favourite player is Rooney. Tom supports Chelsea and his favourite … Continue reading

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