Tag Archives: Pension Dashboard

A brief history of pension dashboards! Thx. to Richard Smith


Thanks to Richard Smith for this! Richard’s views are not quite mine (I’m not a compulsionista or a single dashboard man!). Nevertheless  this info graphic is really helpful as it reminds us of the difficulty the Government has in keeping … Continue reading

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What’s Hillsborough got to do with it? WPC, pensions and Transparency


This was the question on the lips of several members of the public gallery as they left the Work and Pensions Select Committee evidence session which you can watch here . If you have an FT subscription you can read … Continue reading

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I want to choose my dashboard please!


Thankfully the Government has seen sense, it is not going to provide a one size fits all Volkswagon dashboard, it’s going to offer us a motor-show of choice! The Government is not going to build or maintain a pension dashboard. … Continue reading

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The dashboard is dead – long live dashboards!


  The following statement was made by Simon Kirby, then a Treasury Minister , in my presence on 12th September 2016  I think there are three main principles that must underpin (the dashboard’s) whole design. Firstly, it will need to be open. No single … Continue reading

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“Are people that dumb?” Compulsion and dashboards.


The FT are running a story about the “pensions industry” regrouping around Plan B and doing their own dashboard. There is indeed a conference in September about this and I’d urge you to go (I hope to contribute). There is … Continue reading

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Who are the 200,000 people petitioning for the pensions dashboard?


  It won’t be long till 38 degrees’ campaign to save the pensions dashboard hits its target of 200,00. Today, the campaign was given a boost by publicity in the Financial Times by the ever-excellent Jo Cumbo. The FT’s headline … Continue reading

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Putting the dashboard in room 101!


Ok it was only a bit of fun. Chris Curry of the Pension Policy Institute suggested we put the Pensions Minister in Room 101; Robert Ellison, wearing the scars of Carillion, suggested the DWP put the Pensions Regulator in Room 101 and … Continue reading

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Isn’t the “dashboard” already obsolete?


If you follow pension news stories, you’ll know that the Work and Pensions Secretary has been anything but enthusiastic about her department’s commitment to produce a pension dashboard by 2019. The Government first proposed it could it help in 2016 … Continue reading

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Can “for profit” prosper? Yes – but we need dashboards that profit us all.


There is a strong tradition in this country of delivering services through “not for profit” organisations. Such organisations have been self-sustainable because of the endowments or trust funds that support their management. The most obvious manifestation of the not for … Continue reading

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We don’t just need a dashboard – we need a steering wheel!


Like everyone else, I think a dashboard to see my pension pots in a single place is a great idea. But building a dashboard is only a part of it. You can’t steer your car with a dashboard. 21st century … Continue reading

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