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A sorry day for pensioners.

My heart has sunk since I watched Rishi Sunak’s  Spring Statement. So it seemed did the nation’s It’s a sorry state of affairs for one nation conservatism when not one penny can be found for those on universal or pension … Continue reading

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Sorting pension credits – my strategic and tactical solutions.

We’ve been learning this week how this state and its citizens can work together to provide humanitarian aid where and when it is needed. Tax-payers agree to offer free accommodation to refugees and are rewarded for their expense by our … Continue reading

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Will Rishi’s “loan-not loan” scheme do more harm than good?

Martin Lewis’ followers are backing Martin Lewis by four to one in his call to scrap the Treasury intervention in how we pay our fuel bills over the next five years. In around October 2022: EVERY ELECTRICITY BILL will be reduced … Continue reading

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Should the pensioner or the tax-payer level up Britain?

Today’s  front page splash in the FT is news that Government are moving fast to a relaxed position for UK insurers writing capital intensive annuity business. Just published: front page of the Financial Times, UK edition, Friday 11 February https://t.co/7pah7kWWODContinue reading

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Loosening the pension charge cap

This move will enable your #pension scheme to invest more widley to help ‘build back better’. The deal is you may pay higher charges with no guarantee of higher returns. https://t.co/dBkJoXhFsT — Josephine Cumbo (@JosephineCumbo) October 27, 2021 Plans to … Continue reading

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“Welcome to the corridors of corruption” (Con Keating unedited)

This article first appeared in Professional Pensions , a little edited and under the title “state goals won’t override my duty. This is the unexpurgated version published the day after the Prime Minister outlined his vision for Britain at his … Continue reading

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There will be cracks in care funding – that’s how the light gets in.

Today we have had it confirmeded that in exchange for a substantial increase in national insurance – to fall on those in work, those past work will be comforted that they will have their care fees paid for them, save … Continue reading

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Workplace pensions – PFI 2.0?

  The Daily Mail have published a heavily spun article that seems to have come from the Treasury with the title Chancellor Rishi Sunak to tap pensions for UK’s growth fund: Treasury draws up plan to help boost economy Regular … Continue reading

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How the budget could tweak pensions.

Rishi Sunak’s March 3rd benchmark will be overshadowed by the cost of building back Britain. Will pensioners be treated sympathetically and will those saving for a pension have to pay some of the price? Thanks to  Becky O’Connor, Head of … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is a day of reckoning -DIES IRAE

Wednesday will be a day or reckoning – DIES IRAE, DIES ILLA, that day is a day of wrath. We have paid a high price for less productivity and less enjoyment. If there is such a thing as a lose-lose, … Continue reading

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