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UK BAU – Nigel Wilson – L&G

Not for the first time I have been encouraged in my work by L&G’s CEO Nigel Wilson. There have been times when this has been face to face, this morning it was on Radio 5’s Wake up to Money. Nigel … Continue reading

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We do not restore confidence on our own – we do it together

Today we see the launch of the Government’s new industrial strategy.  Five Live’s “Wake up to Money” program came from the white heat of a Coventry industrial research plant. Last week Nigel Wilson called for us to put back the Capital into Capitalism … Continue reading

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Why I’m for “patient capital”

‘Patient capital’ plan could unlock pensions savings limits https://t.co/Du4qIqcSs3 via @FT — Josephine Cumbo (@JosephineCumbo) November 24, 2017   I missed the consultation on “patient capital” but I’m pleased that it’s resulted in a proposal was put forward by an … Continue reading

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We have “capitalism without the capital” – we should be patient!

It’s budget day and Nigel Wilson has been on Wake up to Money, urging the Chancellor to encourage Britain to invest positively for its future. He tells us that Britain has “Capitalism without the Capital”, he’s right and I’m with the … Continue reading

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Pensions for real – Even DC pensions!

All week we have been discussing how best to manage and measure Britain’s “pension deficits”. The FAB index which First Actuarial introduced last weekend has made quite an impression. My friend Rob Hammond will be on MoneyBox tomorrow lunchtime ; … Continue reading

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Buildings for the future -time to spend cheap money.

I am with Nigel Wilson on this “QE was designed by the rich for the rich; it drove up the price of assets rather than creating new ones and there has never been so much money available as today”, It’s … Continue reading

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We took the plunge, now we must swim

  I doubt if SoftBank had launched its take over bid for  ARM holdings today rather in the weeks following the referendum, it would have found life so easy. Recent comments from Theresa May suggest that Britain will, for the … Continue reading

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Is “too much” money the root of all evil?

I had a very odd conversation with my partner last night while watching the Human League at Windsor racecourse – hooray! The Human League are nothing to do with this blog though I now discover they suffered from having too … Continue reading

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If you’re going to do it – do it right (now) – yes L&G!

This blog (and the Pension Plowman) have been a fan of L&G for some years. We admire L&G  for its pioneering work on auto-enrolment, for its support of Pension PlayPen and for its work on engagement through what its CEO … Continue reading

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Time for a clear out

Big decisions like BREXIT kelp declutter the mind. Some of the most powerful thought-pieces I have read from Nigel Wilson, Steve Kelly and other business leaders have been about the need to return our focus to the fundamentals , the … Continue reading

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