Tag Archives: Compensation & Benefits

Pension power! Is your employer doing enough?

Most people who read articles about pensions earn their living from pensions – managing the benefits or the investments, setting the things up or closing the things down. Most of the people who benefit from pensions do not (sadly) read … Continue reading

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There are better ways to de-risk than ETVs

The only pension schemes which you cannot transfer out of are the Basic State Pension, State Second Pension and NEST (yes – odd that a DC plan is in that mix). Continue reading

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What to do with pension trustees

The skills, the committment and the experience of trustees is undoubted. They are a resource that is given for free for the good of all. IF David Cameron’s Big Society is expressed anywhere it is in the noble behaviour of these people, whether CEOs, shop stewards or ordinary members. Continue reading

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A declaration of belligerence

Today (3oth June) is strike day. It is a general strike┬áby a proportion of┬ásociety that has seen total personal reward for its labours massively increase over the past fifteen years. The people who will be suffering are members of the … Continue reading

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