Tag Archives: Guy Opperman

“Mind the width – improve the quality” #Pensions must “include” properly!


When Guy Opperman became Pensions Minister , he had” financial inclusion” inserted into his title; now comes his challenge. According to Government statistics, there are 675,000 qualifying workers in the “savers rate” of tax, ( the tax band where we … Continue reading

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Nice perk if you can get it! Pension Exclusion in the UK.


When Guy Opperman became Pensions Minister , he close to have the words ” financial inclusion” inserted into his title, now is the time for him to prove his title’s worth. According to Government statistics, there are 675,000 of us … Continue reading

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Normalising pension saving for everyone


The TUC is publishing this morning important research into inclusion. Since our new pensions minister has included “inclusion” in his title, I hope he is reading it! Six in 10 workers in the UK agriculture and hospitality sectors are not … Continue reading

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Don’t get strung up on pension ministers!


News that Richard Harrington is leaving his post as Pension Minister for BEIS shouldn’t surprise readers of this blog. The move had been heavily flagged in the DWP and tPR even before the election, @Richard4Watford put “pensions first” for his … Continue reading

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