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The politics behind extending auto-enrolment

Yesterday the TUC conference discussed widening the scope of auto-enrolment to include the self-employed, the youngest workers and those on low incomes within the financial net of auto-enrolment. Yesterday UBER finally admitted that it controlled its workers to a degree … Continue reading

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A year of staying safe – statistics show how we survived 2020 (and will 2021)

The latest statistics from the CMI show that were it not for COVID – 2020 would have been the year of “staying alive” The CMI judge that we have now surpassed 100,000 excess deaths in the pandemic. Their quote explains … Continue reading

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A Minister Drinking the Regulator’s Kool-Aid – No Consolation

An article by Con Keating The  preamble to a recent article in Professional Pensions by the Pensions Minister, Guy Opperman, read: ” In the fourth of a five-part series of articles for PP, pensions minister Guy Opperman sets out how … Continue reading

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Magnanimous in defeat

To all at Incisive – well done boys and girls- what would we do without you even if you could’nt run an election in Zimbabwe! Continue reading

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Pension Playpen lunch- the new consensus

Next lunch is Monday December 6th- same place but we’ll be doing a Christmas special. Continue reading

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Swapping away your pension increases?

We’re seeing a lot of sponsors asking their trustees to agree that members can be offered a cash inducement or a higher level pension in exchange for their giving up their entitlement to future increased in their pensions. So what should … Continue reading

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The day when everything changed

I may be wrong, I hope I am not wrong, tonight I am proud to be Bristish.
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