Tag Archives: Opt-out

Self-employment; opt-out or cop-out?

https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js These are numbers produced by our Office of National Statistics. Detailed notes are at the bottom of this article. We can safely assume that (without Government intervention) the trends have continued and that the 2017 and 2018 numbers will … Continue reading

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Other people’s money- other people’s lives.

  I received this blog/testimony from Darren Jefferson, who many will know for his work in setting up auto-enrolment schemes over the past five years. The title’s my own, the words are his.   Don’t take other people’s money for … Continue reading

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The Oxleas pension scandal

The offer made by the Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust is a scandal. There is no other word for it. Staff are being misinformed about pensions and being offered “sexy-cash” to help Oxleas balance its books. Our nurses are worth more … Continue reading

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We should be proud to have an opt-out!

An old friend of mine tweets me beginning “I’m a libertarian but…!” The but is an objection to the feckless being able to opt out of their pension plan. Of course she is a fascist though you cannot tell her that any … Continue reading

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