Tag Archives: Security

Who’ll benefit from easing insurer’s capital requirements?

NEW: UK Govt says it’s “committed” to ensuring the insurance regime remains a “safe home” for people’s pensions. but also that UK insurers “remain internationally competitive”. Govt was responding to a written question on the impact of Solvency2 reforms.https://t.co/FuwkoouYOR — … Continue reading

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How Linked in saved you from my being hacked

Yesterday at 12.41 I got a mail from linked in telling me that an email address had been added to my Linked in account. At 12.46 I tried to remove the mail but I had already been locked out of … Continue reading

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“Certainty and Security”; a message for British Steel Pensioners.

This is a message to British Steel Pensioners who may be feeling uncertain about the  British Steel Pension Scheme. The message is simple, you have two secure options, the BSPS2 and the PPF, for most of you BSPS2 will be … Continue reading

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A business-friendly Pension Green Paper

I went to a  talk yesterday  from the CBI’s Carolyn Fairbairn. It was a lot more optimistic on business prospects than I’d expected (having heard her gnashing her teeth following the referendum). To be fair, she was saying then that … Continue reading

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Let my money go!

  I woke up to news that the Pension Play Pen RBS bank account can now be accessed by my iphone using fingertip security. Apparently mobile technology has outwitted clunky old pc technology which makes my thumb all that stands between … Continue reading

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40,000 Londoners get cold at the Olympic Stadium

The “London Prepares” events climaxed last night at the opening of the Olympic Stadium in Siberian Stratford last night. We came, we saw and we left early – underwhelmed by the experience. Which is a little  unfair on an event that … Continue reading

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When someone takes you over – stealing your e-mail identity

At 7.50 yesterday I logged onto my Gmail account in Leeds  to find a message saying I’d changed my password twenty minutes before. Twenty minutes later I got a call from a friend in Australia that I’d asked him for money to … Continue reading

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