Find what you need to know
Follow Blog via Email
here’s what you’ve been saying
Doug Brodie on Millennial fightback Adrian Boulding on For the 2m pension excluded. John Mather on The good in gating. henry tapper on TPR’s impatience with US… con keating on TPR’s impatience with US… wouldiwas shookspear… on Was Shakespeare a crack-head? henry tapper on What does SJP “sacking… Doug Brodie on What does SJP “sacking… Doug Brodie on What does SJP “sacking… Doug Brodie on What does SJP “sacking… Dominic Thomas on What is going on at MAPS? Actuary on FIRE on Why I’m on FIRE! (saved… Brian G on Time for us to get a grip on l… Shane Norman on Woodford – why we’… Brian G on Michelle Cracknell CBE
- @ProtheroeSara @glesgabrighton 70 YoungRestoring confidence in pensions 7 hours ago
- @SmoothRegulator @BMA_Consultants @dailytelegraph YesRestoring confidence in pensions 8 hours ago
- ussemployers.org.uk/node/113 A note that shows just how febrile the situation is at USS right now. This does not show a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Restoring confidence in pensions 8 hours ago
Tag Archives: Personal Accounts
Smaller companies– those with less than 50 employees are the beating heart of Britain’s economy. It is from among their number that the next Virgin or Tesco will come and though many of them will be toast in ten years … Continue reading
Let’s hope that instead of issuing yet more consultation documents on the policing of the auto enrolment regulations, the Government will , through its key Departments, DWP and the Treasury, start getting us excited about the prospect of this new order. Otherwise this new pension paradigm will degenerate, as its Stakeholder predecessor degenerated, into a fearful, unloved, unadopted and unenforced mess.
I am a lover of NEST– of collective DC – of private and public partnerships that bring better funded pensions to people for whom the current system cannot reach. I have made my own private submission to the Work and … Continue reading
I’m sure the panelled annuitants or Retirement Income Providers (hereafter known as RIPs) are feeling pretty comfortable about life this morning.
However, it would lead to the kind of engagement between staff and retirement that is needed if we are to move forward from the current deadlock of distrust.
Last year 460,000 people bought annuities from their DC pensions, Two thirds of these people did not bother to get the best rate for their accumulated funds and as a result suffered on average a 10% lower pension than those who did. Continue reading
It may have taken ten years but the precipitous drop to DC is now no joke. 2010 is likely to be a tipping point for many workplace pension schemes. Here are my personal predictions for the year ahead. Continue reading