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300 new tickets issued for Friday’s VFM conference – register here.

We have been able to increase our Zoom capacity from 200 to 500, to allow a much wider audience. Following the publication of their findings on what members of workplace pensions want to know, Ruston Smith and Janette Weir will … Continue reading

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Come for coffee with Julius and Tumelo; 10.30 this morning!

Dear Playpen member, you are cordially invited to our next coffee morning on Tuesday 21st September at 10:30am All Star, Julius Pursaill (who has oversight on over £200 Bn in Assets) will be discussing climate investing and private markets. Jonathan … Continue reading

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Pension togetherness day.

Today is pension awareness day. It’s also a day when we’ll be celebrating the life of Sean Breslin , coming together in the Cockpit pub in Blackfriars with a pint or two. Mostly it will be the Gissings diaspora but … Continue reading

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UK pension administration is increasingly shambolic.

  This morning’s Pension PlayPen coffee morning was devoted to the noble profession of pensions administration and featured Lesley Carline of KGC and Maurice Titley of ITM. Maurice talked of the challenges of GMP equalization and Mcleod and Lesley of … Continue reading

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Get up to speed with two free webinars on CDC

I would like to draw your attention to two free webinar events on CDC both involving my friend and mentor Con Keating. The first is part of the Z-Yen series and features Con, and will be chaired by Professor Michael … Continue reading

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The pension dashboard’s never-ending lockdowns! (a Pension PlayPen coffee morning)

I’m enjoying these Pension PlayPen coffee mornings organised by Steve Goddare. Last week’s chat featured Steve Webb and Margaret Snowden and this week’s had me and Ros Altmann. They’ve got a “let’s make it up as we go along” feel … Continue reading

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Coffee morning today with Ros and Henry

🔵🟣 REMINDER – COFFEE MORNING TODAY 🟣🔵 You are invited to our coffee morning TODAY! Already so many familiar faces have confirmed their attendance. Everyone is invited! No need to reserve your place, or sign up to the website, just … Continue reading

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Phoenix Life’s IGC runs out of steam

  Phoenix’s 2021 IGC report The Phoenix Group has not one, not two but three IGCs in operation. I have already reported on the IGC report for Standard Life and will also report on ReAssure’s IGC report. It’s easy to … Continue reading

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Webb and Snowden on the state pension and scamming

We are hosting our first “Event” on Tues 3 August. You are invited to join our “All Stars” pension experts Steve Webb and Margaret Snowdon, for a coffee morning discussing state pensions and pension scams. Sign up to for free … Continue reading

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The return of the Pension PlayPen

Connecting people. The Pension PlayPen is back and trending at http://www.pensionplaypen.com. Steve Goddard of Goddard Perry and Salvus fame is at the helm and he’s invested his time and resources in transforming the site into an online marketplace for jobs, … Continue reading

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