Tag Archives: small schemes

The drive to consolidate DC pension schemes is no bad thing.

The idea that “big is better” is not a universal truth, in the 1970s thinkers such as EF Schumacher said “small  is beautiful” an idea that is still popular for millions of us who till allotments or run businesses out … Continue reading

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Small DB schemes – LDI’s unconsidered victims

  The PLSA has around 1400 members, give or take the odd  DC master trust, the vast majority run DB pension schemes. You can find who they are if you purchase the PLSA database The industry bible “Pension Fund and … Continue reading

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How small schemes can win (with no surrender)!

I’m listening to Bruce Springsteen – “no retreat, baby no surrender” A useful note about “the consolidation opportunity” sits in my inbox. It’s from Con Keating who had been studying the ONS data on how pension schemes invest their money.  He … Continue reading

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Making the most of the £20bn small employers spend on DB – Guest blog from Hilary Salt

A simple shift in communications could ensure the £20bn employers spend on DB each year isn’t wasted Over the last decade we’ve seen the long march of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes from the sunny beaches of open schemes run by … Continue reading

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