Tag Archives: Daily Telegraph

“Savers to be discouraged from raiding pensions” – NS Sherlock

Apparantly DC pension providers are considering giving pension savers guidelines as they start drawing down money so they don’t run out of money. (Daily Telegraph- savers to be discouraged from raiding pensions). Presumably a responsible pension provider would also encourage … Continue reading

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Pensions dead by 2050 – taking the Michael?

The Daily Telegraph, which through Richard Evans has started writing sharp and provocative articles on pensions, came out with a corker just before Christmas. I read it on the beach and nearly choked on my sangria! Here it is in … Continue reading

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What Steve Webb must do now.

Well Mr Webb, you said it; I refer to your excellent talk at the IOD (16/10/12) First you said that you would legislate for “pot follows member” in 2014/15 .Then when asked what happens if a member transfers to a bad qualifying scheme, you … Continue reading

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Steve Webb needs hard cash for his defined ambitions.

Steve Webb needs more than “ambition” to sort out disillusion with pensions. Continue reading

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