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Who’s protecting pensions from the impact of COVID?

This is a very real and important question as the priorities of Government tend to be protect jobs and the businesses that create job over the incomes of those who have left the labor market. The key performance indicators of … Continue reading

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Progress in uncertain times #PLSAinvest20

Democracy 1 – Digital 0 The PLSA’s investment conference made it to its end without drama and with considerable dignity. Emma Douglas’ question took on a new meaning as it turned out many “delegates” never got north of the border … Continue reading

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Is Opperman getting it done? #PLSAinvest20

  Three months is a long time in politics. At the beginning of December Guy Opperman was part of a minority Government seemingly on the ropes. Three months  later, he is part of a Government with a majority of 80 … Continue reading

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Coming to terms with the new virus

  There was an awkward moment at the end of my appointment with my NHS consultant  yesterday morning. As we rose to part both instinctively stuck out our hands and then with a forced laugh withdrew and fist-pumped. We had … Continue reading

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Our right to dream of a fairer deal for older people.

It’s been another brutal week in politics. I’m glad that the pensions team in place at the start of it – remain in place at the end of it.  I’m pleased  that Guy Opperman remains our pensions minister. As my … Continue reading

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That was the week (that was)

This week has seen a Pensions Bill make it into the Queen’s Speech, the Pensions Regulator’s Stakeholder Conference (Monday) , the Owen James Meeting of Minds (Tuesday) and the PLSA conference (Wednesday to Friday). And then there’s the minor political … Continue reading

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Thumbs up for PLSA’s Retirement Living Standards

It’s a shame that the timing of the PLSA’s big reveal coincided with the announcement of the  Brexit agreement. It hasn’t got much airplay and frankly- even the PLSA annual conference seemed a little underwhelmed. The PLSA have launched a … Continue reading

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“I’ve a PHD in economics – not gloomy economics” Wilson at #PLSAannual19

Our great cities aren’t overbuilt but under demolished- says Nigel Wilson of @LGIM #PLSAannual19 pic.twitter.com/qAeQWimbvz — Pension Plowman (@henryhtapper) October 16, 2019 For me the highlight of day one of the PLSA Annual Conference was Nigel Wilson’s keynote – “The … Continue reading

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Democratising pensions in Manchester

Diverse accross the ages The pictures above are from the library supplied journalists by the PLSA, they are what the PLSA would like you to think they are about, and yesterday’s sessions really were about youth. But young is as … Continue reading

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Up in Manchester for #PLSAannual19

Well I’m up in rainy Manchester in my AirBnB just off Canal Street in Manchester, thinking of how to spend the two and a half days of #PLSAannual most constructively. I’ve gratefully accepted the PLSA’s offer of a press pass … Continue reading

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