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- A pension settlement needs general agreement.
- Common sense to the rescue; Royal Mail and the CWU adopt CDC.
- Financial Regulators aren’t carved out of stone – they need a merry Christmas too!
- Risk sharing in pensions for USS employers
- “Mind the width – improve the quality” #Pensions must “include” properly!
- Common sense to the rescue; Royal Mail and the CWU adopt CDC. lnkd.in/gUj_YFNRestoring confidence in pensions 2 hours ago
- Financial Regulators aren’t carved out of stone – they need a merry Christmas too! lnkd.in/gu3saw6Restoring confidence in pensions 2 hours ago
- Risk sharing in pensions for USS employers lnkd.in/gZiwNJKRestoring confidence in pensions 2 hours ago
- “Mind the width – improve the quality” #Pensions must “include” properly! lnkd.in/gMvbPAYRestoring confidence in pensions 2 hours ago
- A time for calm, cool heads and action. lnkd.in/g_5JdWnRestoring confidence in pensions 2 hours ago
Tag Archives: DB
Con is on the Labour party’s pension policy group. I’m a Tory party member. We agree on this, we need innovation. In this article , Con explains how the principles behind CDC could enable some employers to carry on … Continue reading
The FCA has published an interesting blog entitled Our work on DB transfers. The nub of its findings follow Since October 2015 we have reviewed a total of 88 DB transfers where the recommendation was to transfer. Out of these, … Continue reading
Con is a regular on this blog, here he discusses the Pension Regulator’s role in DB Governance. Our deconstruction of the narrative promoted by the Pension Regulator occupies around one third of our response to the Department of Work and Pensions … Continue reading
My little break in France was rather spoiled when I read Jo Cumbo’s articles on the potential “remedies” Universities UK are considering to correct their supposed pension funding deficit. For those who can’t follow this link, these include Lowering the salary … Continue reading
This article is published with the kind permissions of Dr Keating and Professional Pensions (in which it first appeared). Given its length and subject matter, Iain Clacher, Andrew Slater and I were surprised, and flattered, by the number of downloads … Continue reading
I’m not quite sure why Money Marketing is reporting man of the people Steve Webb as re-phrasing Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s famous phrase, this way Steve Webb: DB transfer demand? You’ve not seen anything yet Steve is not a linguistic pedant and … Continue reading
Extreme investment caution is killing off final salary pensions, believes Adrian Boulding – and, within that, there is a stark message too for the defined contribution saver. Adrian is a long time friend of this blog and I’m pleased … Continue reading
Earlier in the week, the Pension Play Pen had its monthly lunch, missing was Con Keating who was busy explaining to his daughters why they had nothing to fear from the supposed deficit in the USS pension scheme. Con’s voice … Continue reading
This message went to members of the University Superannuation Service pension scheme last week. It contains many of the message that this blog has tried to put over (rather better!). It also provides an answer to the question of … Continue reading
In a week when we learned pension freedom withdrawals hit a record £1.9bn, First Actuarial warns advisers’ exaggerated concerns about the ongoing viability of defined benefit (DB) schemes is contributing to the recent surge in people cashing out. A … Continue reading