Tag Archives: Sir Steve Webb

Financial education? It needs more conviction than most of us can muster!

People in the pensions industry are fond of using the phrase “financial education” as if they know the answer and those who aren’t doing what they want to do are financially illiterate.  This is hugely arrogant and largely wrong. People … Continue reading

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‘Normal service will be resumed by the end of October 2021″ -DWP

I hope Guy Opperman’s promise that those due their state pension , some for 6 months or more, will get their payments with more than an apology. The short term blip in service is being blamed by the Minister on … Continue reading

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Webb and Snowden on the state pension and scamming

We are hosting our first “Event” on Tues 3 August. You are invited to join our “All Stars” pension experts Steve Webb and Margaret Snowdon, for a coffee morning discussing state pensions and pension scams. Sign up to for free … Continue reading

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Underpayments of the State Pension estimated at £2.7bn.

In May last year, former Minister Steve Webb, now a partner with actuarial practice, Lane Clark and Peacock, launched a calculator to help the nation’s Grannies work out if they were entitled to more state pension than they had received.. … Continue reading

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It’s employers that did it! Rudd should be thanking them for “her” policy success

      I’m pleased to see that attempts to re-write history by the Conservative party have been foiled by the ever-vigilant Cumbo. These were not @conservative party reforms. Automatic enrolment resulted from a cross-party consensus and was introduced by … Continue reading

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