Tag Archives: Data

Small DC schemes must be guided by data – not self interest.

As flagged on this blog , the Government is turning the heat on workplace pensions to deliver. The raft of papers produced by the DWP culminate in  new regulations , The Occupational Pension Schemes (Administration, Investment, Charges and Governance) (Amendment) … Continue reading

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Covid-ARG reports on vaccines-hesitancy and a BMI of 28,000

Weekend Report: Issue 37 By Dan Ryan, John Roberts and Matt Fletcher COVID-ARG.COM COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. COVID-19 is still one of the hottest topics for scientific papers and articles. The COVID‑19 Actuaries Response Group … Continue reading

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“In pensions we trust” – when our data is trusty!

Yesterday I talked about how we can  performance analysis of individual pension pots to sense check the quality of data. The idea is to make sure that once contributions reach the pension provider, they are properly recorded and people can … Continue reading

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A breakthrough in measuring the quality of DC scheme data.

  One of the critical issues facing Government in establishing a pensions dashboard is “data readiness”. Currently it is in a relatively weak position to argue that schemes are or aren’t dashboard ready, since it has no way either to … Continue reading

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“Let my data go” – our plea to parliament

Submission to the Committee scrutinising the Pension Schemes Bill   1, This submission from Henry Tapper in his capacity as CEO of AgeWage and Chairperson of the Pension PlayPen. These private companies are digital resources for individuals and employers to … Continue reading

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Why DC pensions should follow the science

The country has learned a new respect for data during the lockdown. Following the science has led us to a better understanding of mortality and we understand from track and trace how understanding data protects us from infection. The public … Continue reading

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How can pensions be giving savers VFM but not be dashboard ready?

  Outcomes for dough, portals for show! Over the weekend, I’ve been thinking about how I can judge the quality of service I receive from my pension provider. As a consumer there are a number of things I would like … Continue reading

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How Pension Providers become winners in a data driven world

Data requests are a key measure of  “quality of service”. This is a sister piece to my blog for pension consumers published here.  Under GDPR, consumers are entitled to their pension data in a timely fashion. In a test last … Continue reading

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Not all asset managers are created equal

This is the second of ten articles written by Chris Sier which were originally published in Pension Expert. The original can be found here and is republished with the kind permission of the editor In the first piece of this … Continue reading

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Should data be popular?

It was once so easy.. Flattening the curve was a quick and easy answer to the pandemic and was dressed up to give us comfort. So long as we survived the initial onslaught we could return to normal. So Kitty … Continue reading

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