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This week – we hope to be able to talk about the “benefit of pensions” again!


This is a blog about the economic utility of pension management. It’s written because the first thing that hit me this morning was this almost confessional comment from George Norval, Group Pensions Manager at Berensden. Is the DB Pensions Manager … Continue reading

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DIY Pension Diagnostics – (a data dream)


  Most of us know how hard it is to see a Doctor these days, and how easy it is to get medical help online. Most people I know will consult the internet rather before ringing the surgery. If only … Continue reading

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Time to #INSPIREeurope18 with @SDWorxUKI


Tomorrow’s the SD Worx (ex Ceridian) conference in London’s posh Hilton Hotel. I’ve gone for the last few years as it gives great insights into what’s going on in Reward and HR (which isn’t pension). It’s like jumping out of … Continue reading

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A shot in the arm for pension payroll?


I write a regular column for Reward Strategy, formerly Payroll World. This is the last column I wrote for Jerome Small, who has been editor for a few years but is leaving to go freelance. The people who pay us … Continue reading

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Who moved my cliche? The sorry state of the “employee benefits market”


  I was suffeciently underwhelmed by the “vibrant employee benefits live exhibition” last week to stay just 20 minutes. Bearing in mind the Boris Bike ride from the City to Kensington Olympia, this represented a poor return on my time. … Continue reading

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MoneyHub – financial education’s future?


I met yesterday with Toby Hughes, CEO of MoneyHub, one of the very few people in financial services who I could properly call visionary. Like most visionaries, his big idea is very simple. He and his CTO Dave Toge talked … Continue reading

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How to pay a consultant.


Why this is on my mind Today I’m speaking at a conference for pension consultants which is supposed to be exploring the opportunities for them and for their clients. Looking at their agenda, there is an obvious issue missing “how … Continue reading

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