Tag Archives: Single guidance body

Getting a result from your pension


  TPAS have a very simple acronym AGE. It stands for “Assist – Guide- Equip”. When we meet at AgeWage to discuss how people navigate to the things they want to find, we use AGE as our method. Assistance comes … Continue reading

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Why we will miss The Pensions Advisory Service!


By the end of this year, the Pensions Advisory Service will be no more, subsumed into the Single Guidance Body. By the end of spring, their vibrant “third world” offices in Belgrave Road will be empty. Whether the goodwill that … Continue reading

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We are losing women leaders- will we also lose TPAS?


Going, going, gone – from public policy. At one point in 2015, we had a female pensions minister, MAS was run by a woman, tPR was about to be run by a woman, the FCA,  PLSA and NEST were run … Continue reading

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“As for pensions – tell me what to do and let me get on with it!”


The quote in the title comes from a friend of mine, who has a successful web-based comparison site (that doesn’t compare pensions). The comment has haunted me since Christmas. What’s that coming over the hill?!? uh- “guidance”… uh – “single … Continue reading

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