Tag Archives: Dashboard

What is going on at MAPS?

I want MAPS to succeed. It needs an experienced person as its CEO who understands pensions. Here’s MAPS’ news as  Pension Age presents it. The Money and Pensions Service (Maps) chief executive officer, John Govett, has resigned eight months into … Continue reading

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Buy and Suppress the pensions dashboard

I designed, launched and sold the first – and still only – Norwegian pension dashboard some 15 yrs ago.  “norskpensjon.no” is the pension dashboard service that the Norwegian pension providers, after we gained traction with it, insisted that they should … Continue reading

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Why the pension dashboards have to be commercial

  Government pension projects rarely succeed and where they do succeed – it is because the public and private sectors find a way to work together. There are exceptions – the state pension and unfunded public sector schemes are pretty … Continue reading

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Pension dashboard stitch-up exposed!

I find myself the horns of a dilemma. I violently disagree with the ABI, Origo and at least two of the big master trusts. In particular I disagree with People’s Pension, who normally I agree with and Gregg McClymont- one … Continue reading

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2018 – goodbye and good riddance

HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE WHO READS THIS BLOG 2018 was a mixed year for those looking for better pensions. On the plus side, we are finally getting auto-enrolment. The predicted increase in opt-outs didn’t happen, when member contributions tripled, we … Continue reading

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Railways and dashboards have a lot in common!

  Yesterday I wrote about the importance of delivering a dashboard competitively. To sum my argument up, I think that those prepared to supply the technology needed to find people’s pensions should not compete for the work through a Government … Continue reading

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Your pension – your rights!

Governance is an interesting word. governance /ˈɡʌv(ə)nəns/ noun the action or manner of governing a state, organization, etc. “a more responsive system of governance will be required” ARCHAIC rule; control. “what, shall King Henry be a pupil still, under the … Continue reading

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“ No man cometh unto the dashboard, but by me”.

This is the vision of the dashboard we sign up to – if we accept the Government consultation An alarming diagram that shows how a single pension finder would control all data on the dashboard pic.twitter.com/qIo3muL6cn — Pension Plowman (@henryhtapper) … Continue reading

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“Deliver me a world without work”!

In almost every conversation I have had about the purpose of a pension dashboard, up comes the word “engagement”. Engagement has become the horse to the savings cart, “you can’t expect people to save more unless you’ve engaged them with … Continue reading

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Finding our pensions

  In a vigorous debate at DWP HQ, two quite different approaches to finding pensions emerged. This blog helps people to understand what the debate is about and why it matters to everyone. It matters because there is some £20bn. … Continue reading

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