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Pensions Resurgent! The merit of the CWU’s proposals to the Royal Mail


For the third day I am returning to the CWU’s proposals to the Royal Mail which I now consider the most important break through in pension scheme design we have seen in Britain this century. I base this on three … Continue reading

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What rights do banking customers still have?


I received a letter out of the blue from Scott Miller, Head of Customer Services at Barclays. It’s a pro-forma and it included a new credit card, if it hadn’t, I’d have not read it. Not so great I thought, … Continue reading

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The Pensions Dashboard (and consumer demand)


  “I didn’t know I wanted this, till I came here – I do now! This was the feedback from one tester of a dummy pension dashboard , as reported in an excellent presentation by Barclays’ Clive Grinyer at a … Continue reading

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The (currently) sad state of Linked in Groups


Have you noticed how much harder it has become to find and use your linked in group? I run a number of groups, the biggest of which is the Pension Play Pen with over 7000 members. We have enjoyed steady growth … Continue reading

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Linked In’s no website for old men!


Yeats wrote that Byzantium was no country for old men. He was right, according to the Daily Express, we are all on linked in leering at young girl’s profiles. It looks like the poem should get re-written for young women … Continue reading

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What does it mean – being connected?


By some measures I am well connected. By the strictly quantitative measure of linked in first degree connections I could be seen as a well-connected man. But I can assure you that internet connections give false security. Whether you have 50 … Continue reading

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Addiction


Addiction is not a word that resonates positively. But we had a discussion yesterday centred on getting people addicted to properly managing their money, in which the word seemed entirely appropriate. People get addicted to courses of action resulting from a … Continue reading

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Everything’s a prototype – nothing on the web will last.


  The way people think about websites has changed so much over the past three years. This morning I read an article called “web design is dead” in which the author, Sergio Nouvel (@shesho) argues that internet innovation has shifted from … Continue reading

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Making social media work for us


One of the things that social media does, is blur the line between work and play. The distinction is one that employers , regulators and brands attempt to manage, often with arcane rules that make them a laughing stock to their … Continue reading

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Why I will accept your Linked In invitation!


  I came across this article on Linked In from a guy called Michael O’Donnell. It had the title “why I won’t accept your linked in invitation” which is odd, because the guy clearly will accept most people who reach … Continue reading

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