Tag Archives: Pension Dashboard

Railways and dashboards have a lot in common!


  Yesterday I wrote about the importance of delivering a dashboard competitively. To sum my argument up, I think that those prepared to supply the technology needed to find people’s pensions should not compete for the work through a Government … Continue reading

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“Deliver me a world without work”!


In almost every conversation I have had about the purpose of a pension dashboard, up comes the word “engagement”. Engagement has become the horse to the savings cart, “you can’t expect people to save more unless you’ve engaged them with … Continue reading

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Lord share their data – but not yet!


Augustine’s wayward prayer – “Lord, make me holy – but not yet”, sprung to mind as I sat with the dashboardistas in Parliament yesterday. The Government’s “Pensions Dashboards – working together for the consumer” is a pretty vague document which … Continue reading

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Pension Dashboard – consultation pending.


https://videoplayback.parliamentlive.tv/Player/Index/0c025370-4338-41f6-a843-9575474ac073?in=2018-11-19T14%3A51%3A39%2B00%3A00&out=2018-11-19T14%3A53%3A03%2B00%3A00&audioOnly=False&autoStart=False&statsEnabled=True Here’s Guy Opperman on the Pensions Dashboard. He’s answering questions on behalf of this new boss – Amber Rudd. Key message – “A feasibility study and a consultation are pending.” My understanding of the Government’s position is this. It … Continue reading

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Dashboard-smashboard ; we’re done with you!


The Pension Play Pen met this lunchtime and we’ve decided to ban the word dashboard from our lexicon of pension bull. “Dashboard” is old hat lingo – implying a steering wheel and all kinds of stuff that people aren’t ready … Continue reading

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“Do we need a dashboard- or just a pension finding service?” – Pension PlayPen lunch – Monday 5th Nov


Expect fireworks at the Pension Play Pen lunch on Monday. The derisory £5m budget dished out by the Treasury to fund the dashboard suggests we won’t get much more than a damp squib. But maybe the Treasury are right! Maybe … Continue reading

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The Treasury could make muppets of us all!


  With something like 50m as a target customer base, the Treasury’s announcement that they will be allocating £5m to the Pensions Dashboard , suggests it is worth around 10p per tax-payer next year. My maths might be deficient , … Continue reading

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“No dash in dashboard!” (Paul Lewis)


I’m not sure about the provenance of his info (the link is broken) but Paul doesn’t tweet without good reason. This is important. Minister confirms what I wrote recently, the state pension – which is the biggest part of the … Continue reading

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Transparency isn’t tactical! Thoughts on day 2 at PLSA.


The Pension Dashboard was under discussion again at the PLSA conference in Liverpool. “The Pensions Dashboard has taken longer than I would have liked.” @ThePLSA pic.twitter.com/QiZsOlhZbx — Josephine Cumbo (@JosephineCumbo) October 18, 2018 I am not clear from Opperman’ s … Continue reading

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Pensions dashboard – for the consumer or the industry?


    Yesterday I suggested that the Pensions Dashboard Summit being held in London was likely to be “feisty” – it was. The organisers chose to put the event under Chatham House rules, as if a debate about transparency can … Continue reading

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