Tag Archives: Sainsburys

All change on pensions – a positive outlook for 2013!

Neasa MacErlean has written a great article in the Independent which you can read here. I was asked to collaborate on one or two sections and I’m quoted as inciting members of workplace savings plans to up the ante and make sure that … Continue reading

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Opt-outs triggered by smartphones say Legal and General!

Speaking at a private conference for First Actuarial staff, Adrian Boulding said that Legal and General‘s clients were enthusiastic about their staging experience and he went on to suggest that members were much more ready to get information and transact digitally than his firm … Continue reading

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The toxic transfer; be wary when aggregating pensions!

The DWP has published new statistics that support their contention that there is more economic value in the “pot follows member” model than the “aggregate to Supertrust” model. The NAPF have of course countered and have calculated that under the aggregator … Continue reading

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Scale and scalability- why L & G is the cuckoo in the Nest.

NEST is a pensions white-elephant and at £300m, the most expensive animal in the zoo Continue reading

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You don’t make friends with salad

Now we know- I was right, my Mum was wrong and angry organomums at Sainsburys are terrorists. Continue reading

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