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Prem Sikka’s peerage – its value to accounting , governance and pensions

Prem Sikka, too, is an appointment to be welcomed as strengthening the Lords pensions team. Read his monograph from 2006, “Pensions crisis a failure of public policymaking”, https://t.co/xBHu7dgVKJ. Chapter 2: THE PENSIONS CRISIS: FACT AND FICTION explains the valuation and… … Continue reading

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Bryn Davies ; Our new voice in the Lords

There were three peerages created yesterday for services to pensions , all three deserved. Frank Field and Helena Morrissey are high profile and  fly their own flags, Bryn is less well known but no less deserving. Bryn’s career Brinley Howard … Continue reading

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The left needs steady (not raw) nerves!

Appalling behaviour from the bulk of the Parliamentary Labour Party I am not a socialist and I didn’t vote for Jeremy Corbyn. I am a Liberal Democrat , I believe in democracy and I want a strong opposition in Government … Continue reading

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Is there a future for defined benefit pensions?

The TUC has published a working paper written by my colleague Hilary Salt entitled “the future of defined benefit pensions provision” which is a very good read. You can reach it here. The wags among you may consider that you could … Continue reading

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Unavoidable, necessary and futile – the fight for public sector pensions

Because the unions only speak for those they define as their own – they do not speak for me – nor I for them. Continue reading

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My pension superheroes

We’ve all got our own superheroes and if you think you are one of them, you probably aren’t! Continue reading

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