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It worked for Wendy- how Morrisons staged auto-enrolment


If I had a vote for “pensions personality of the year, I’d give it to Wendy Taylor of Morrisons and I’d give her understudy Claire Ramus a “highly commended”! They’ve inspired their Board, their staff and they’ve brought a breath of fresh air to the … Continue reading

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Is auto-enrolment working? – November Play Pen lunch


On the day that Steve Webb declared victory (tentatively) for auto-enrolment, the Play Pen sat down for a pint and a pie in the Counting House and after a long and rigorous debate concluded that he might be right. The vote among … Continue reading

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Play Pen on Public Sector Pensions


Following robust debate over pie ale and an October Pimms, the 16 members of the Pension PlayPen split 8/8 on the motion  “the pensions paid to the public sector are unfair”. However there was a healthy majority of 13 to 3 that … Continue reading

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DC Trustees still valued but they need to raise their game (via Henrytapper’s Blog)


The Pension Play Pen met for their 21st consecutive lunch on Monday August 1st to discuss whether we still needed DC trustees. Jenny Davidson made the point about her company which had developed all the monitoring tools needed to measure the performance … Continue reading

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DC Trustees still valued but they need to raise their game


The Pension Play Pen met for their 21st consecutive lunch on Monday August 1st to discuss whether we still needed DC trustees. Jenny Davidson made the point about her company which had developed all the monitoring tools needed to measure the performance … Continue reading

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