Tag Archives: Management

Should we invest, when we’re in debt?

There’s a very good  BBC Martin Lewis Podcast on borrowing ; http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04qhdsg We’ve always thought as Lewis as anti-debt (an advocate of “debt-free” living). The Podcast gives as an example a man who has moved to the country with his … Continue reading

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What is the goal of good management?

Discretion is the better part of valour- they used to say. Then along came social media and discretion is not the kind of word that you use when you only have 140 characters at your disposal. Some thought that the … Continue reading

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Why can’t we know what we pay for “fund management”?

We have the right to know what we are paying for funds. The cost of a fund can best be defined as the difference between what you would have received from a theoretical return on the assets in the fund … Continue reading

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“Thought leadership” – perish the thought!

Anyone who markets themselves as a thought leader ought to shut up – (pension plowman 2013) I was tweeted the message “shut up” by a twitter robot yesterday which made me consider whether I should be annoying people with my … Continue reading

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The living side of change (guest blog from Jenny Davidson)

Jenny’s one of the most intuitive people I know, she runs the reward side of things at CSC and has recently started writing her ideas down. This is an edited version of a recent blog; I like it because it … Continue reading

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The Happy Manifesto – from “Happy” Henry Stewart

The Happy Manifesto sets out a vision of happier workplaces. It is based on what organisations might look like if how they were organised and managed was decided by the people who are managed. What does this mean in practice? Here is a first … Continue reading

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The Risks of DC Default Options

If you are in the default fund of your group personal pension you have the right to ask these questions. Continue reading

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