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When we make company pensions compulsory..

My point is that the pensions industry has a once off opportunity to get it right, this is our London Olympics and while we need to have our heads down making sure the infrastructure to make this work is in place, we should take a little time out to celebrate the fact that this “new day” is but a year away (M &S will be auto-enroling this time next year).

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Paul Bradshaw – champagne please!

Paul Bradshaw – the man behind Skandia and latterly Nucleus, Annuity Direct and a number of similar advisory ventures is a canny man-   it was not for nothing that he offered a bottle of champagne to anyone who could truly claim to offer independent … Continue reading

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Worrying times for NEST

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Social entrepreneurs and pension leaders ; Robert and Dawid

Some talk about it, some tweet about it and some do it. Robert and Dawid, my friends who run Redington and Mallowstreet do all three! It’s one thing to muse on instigating best practice into pension scheme management, it’s another to … Continue reading

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Hey- You – Get onto the cloud

If you’ve been reading last week’s blogs you may have spotted a plan developing. I’m certain that collective DC is the way forward for all but a small minority of us who will be drawing on funded pensions. I’m certain … Continue reading

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Should’ve gone to mallowstreet.

Well you should’ve, 18th May 2011. Red letter day for conferences. In one day; The pension minister opens up on equal pensions for women, NEST, AE, short service refunds and adequacy.  James Cameron delivers a keynote address on climate change … Continue reading

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Wake up and swipe the coffee (#pensions folk)

My son uses barcode apps and taught me over the weekend . It’s time we woke up and swiped our coffee- literally and metaphorically.
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Is personality an unrewarded risk?

Face it – I am your unrewarded risk.
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Two and a half cheers for UK pensions

The other man’s grass is always greener or so it would seem if you work in the UK pension industry. Over the years we have got used to a succession of overseas dignitaries visiting our shores, speaking at our conferences and … Continue reading

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Mallowstreet party- September 22nd

  Come join the mallowstreet community for our first ever Summer Party! If you are already a member of mallowstreet, all you need to do is mail Elena.DelPino@mallowstreet.com If you are not a member of mallowstreet (why not?) press here and … Continue reading

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