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The inquiry into LDI moves apace as L&G’s summoned to parliament

The chief exec and chair of L&G, one of the UK’s largest pension providers, will this week appear before a UK parliamentary committee probing the use of #LDI strategies by #pension schemes.https://t.co/XLRMqqftNr — Josephine Cumbo (@JosephineCumbo) November 21, 2022 Days … Continue reading

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Bob Compton speaks out on Pension Funding

Bob Compton  MD of Arc Benefits is  quietly spoken  but an acute listener. He wrote to me yesterday this mail which provides a fascinating insight into the debate over how we fund our open and closed DB schemes and the … Continue reading

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Snowden’s proposal for an amnesty for the pension liberated.

I was pleased to read Margaret Snowden’s measured call for an amnesty for those scammed through pension liberation schemes , commonly sold in the early years of this century. The evidence appears as part of the inquiry into pension scams … Continue reading

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#WASPI – did we fail in our duty of care?

The WASPI debate that will happen tomorrow is of some significance. Not only will parliament be debating the particular circumstances of a particular group of women, they will be deciding whether the duty of care Government has, to keep its … Continue reading

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The Public Accounts Committee on Auto-Enrolment – (tweets on DWP/tPR and NEST)

I’m not sure a blog has ever been written around one person’s tweets of an event, but Jo Cumbo’s online reporting of the Public Accounts Committee’s session on auto-enrolment is so excellent that I thought to hand over to her … Continue reading

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Parliament debates CDC -with a twist in the tail!

If you are generally interested in the way Britain will develop private pensions in the next twenty years, I would strongly recommend watching the two sessions of the General Committee reading the Pension Schemes Bill, The link to the video … Continue reading

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It’s not just pension taxation that’s changing- products are!

Pension PlayPen’s Submission to the Parliamentary Committee reading the Pension Schemes Bill Continue reading

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Imaginary terror exposed

The decision by the House of Commons not to agree (even in principle) to Britain’s military intervention in Syria was surprising and uplifting. There will be three immediate consequences. 1. We will not open yet another front on the war … Continue reading

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