Tag Archives: GMB

“Lifestyle” jobs should still pay pensions!

  The latest Gig Economy case to be tested in court starts today , (Monday 30th April) Courier firm Hermes is facing action from GMB Union members. The legal action, which follows GMB’s landmark success against Uber, is on behalf of … Continue reading

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A great way to deliver the Guidance Guarantee (for the right employer)

Josh Collins   In recent weeks, I’ve been taking the temperature of the pension trustees of large employers and found that enthusiasm for providing guidance to employees at retirement is limited. This is understandable. Do trustees want to become surrogate … Continue reading

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Building an online community on LinkedIn

I’ve been thinking about a specific business problem set by a large client. The problem is this; they have a mature pension scheme which they have properly funded for many years. They are keen that staff better understand its benefits … Continue reading

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LGPS 2014 reforms will work – sort of – claims Pension Play Pen Lunch

In two words “sort of”. The Pension Play Pen lunch consisting of Henry Tapper, David Taylor, Simon Kew, Derek Benstead and Mark Scantlebury came to the following conclusions. That Hutton’s original recommendation that reforms should be based on a targeted income for Local … Continue reading

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In place of strife – some light in the tunnel?

Clearly things have not gone well in the summer long negotiations between public sector unions and those involved in the management of the large unfunded pensions (for firemen, teachers , police and civil servants). The battle lines appear to have been drawn for … Continue reading

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