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Take coffee with the Pensions Minister at the Pension PlayPen

  On Tuesday, May 10th, Tom McPhail and I will be putting questions to the Pensions Minister at a one hour on-line coffee morning. Here are some of our questions. Pension PlayPen is leading a campaign to increase participation in Pension … Continue reading

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Hear Edi Truell – “live and unplugged” – this morning

That great marmite-sandwich of a man, Edi Truell will be talking with me (and hopefully you) this morning at the Pension PlayPen coffee morning. You can be there by clicking through pensionplaypen.com to the link that sits on the events … Continue reading

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DWP renews its efforts to increase pension credit

  It’s good to see the DWP responding to the cost of living crisis in a way that targets pensioner poverty The DWP plan their campaigns weeks, if not months ahead of launch , so this campaign happily coincides with … Continue reading

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Paying pension credit automatically….

Spare 25mins and listen to this week’s Money Box on @BBCSounds – Council Tax £150 energy rebate and @henryhtapper talking about 1m older people missing out on Pension Credit and up to £3,000 a year plus access to gateway benefits … Continue reading

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Zoom-bombing

Pension PlayPen coffee morning “Zoom-bombed”. At yesterday’s Pension PlayPen coffee morning, uninvited strangers crashed a Zoom meeting on CDC and pension scamming. A number of hackers interrupted the introductions, When Con Keating started presenting.  a Zoom bomber scribbled all over … Continue reading

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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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