Tag Archives: Small and medium enterprises

Can social media play a part in pension scheme governance?


Are the systems used to offer participating employers a say in the running of mastertrusts or contract based workplace pensions fit for today’s purpose? Continue reading

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Better-buying makes auto-enrolment work


The promise of “Wealth at work” has disguised the paucity of the pension outcomes when work finishes. Continue reading

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The Budget – Becalmed in the middle of the lost decade!


This wasn’t really a budget about pensions and the usual scare stories about threats to pension saving proved groundless. It certainly didn’t do much for those in retirement. Continue reading

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Who’ll pay the price for an auto-enrolment train crash?


So far – so good! Large companies that have staged auto-enrolment have thrown money at the problem (Lloyds Bank claim more than £1m). But we haven’t had a failure – yet! The DWP thought the average enrolment costs for large … Continue reading

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Insurers find comfort in Boardroom Benefits


Earlier in the week I mentioned I was highly sceptical about corporate wrap platforms. They have become the holy grail for a magic circle of insurance companies whose business models are increasingly focusing on pandering to the boardrooms of fellow corporate … Continue reading

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