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Smart ways to improve our “accidental” saving.

Smart’s report is entitled “Do DC members have their heads buried in the sand?” conducted with Professional Pensions it concludes If they are not in control of their retirement, they cannot address any looming income shortfall. This can lead to … Continue reading

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Judging the net zero pledges of workplace pensions

Competition between workplace pension providers has been a great boon to the 11 million new savers who have payroll contributions being made towards a retirement pot. The vast majority of the retirement pots being built up are likely to see … Continue reading

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Smart as you like – how a fintech start-up has created one of Britain’s great pension schemes.

I met with Jamie Fiveash, the CEO of the Smart master trust yesterday. Smart have gone places, specifically to their own Smart building at 136 George Street, overlooking the busy Edgware Road. When I arrived to have a look around, … Continue reading

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TPR should get Smart with their own “great consumption plan”.

A delight from the Pensions Regulator! On my way home from Trafalgar Square I had a chance encounter in Queen Victoria Street with the Chair of TPR. Pleased to see that excerpts from https://t.co/a3FlbMdD0g are on ⁦@TPRgovuk⁩ prospective CEOs required … Continue reading

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Pensions Evri-where? A Smart solution that’s got a way to go!

We know them as Hermes, they like us to know them as Evri – (as in Evri-where) and the courier firm has done a deal with 12,000 of its 30,000 couriers granting them “self-employed +” status. Yesterday, the 12,000 couriers … Continue reading

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How DC consolidation can benefit DC members

  Like Climate Change, Pension Consolidation isn’t something theoretical, it’s happening and at a great pace. I remember when DB transfers were at their peak (2018) people talking about what was to come. It had come and before the regulators … Continue reading

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Andy Cheseldine’s VFM assessment is just too good!

Andy Cheseldine gave , in 21 minutes , one of the most complete and articulate expressions of what makes for good value in a DC pension scheme. I hate the word “masterclass” but on this occasion it is appropriate and … Continue reading

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Holy Pentechola! It’s Scam Man & Robbin’

  Four of the UK’s leading digital pension platforms have collaborated to create an engaging new online game that aims to educate consumers about pension scams in response to a spike in online fraud. The launch of Scam Man & Robbin’ follows … Continue reading

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A good day for master trusts

The FT run a scoop this morning, predicting that today the Pensions Regulator will withdraw its proposals to require small DC plans to be run by “professional trustees” and urging  that most of the 8000 single occupational trust based DC … Continue reading

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Getting Smarter about how we retire

  #SmartSnap 2 is here: Smart Retire In this video, we share a sneak peek of Smart Retire – our unique “to and through retirement” master trust solution – coming this year to Smart Pension. pic.twitter.com/14JKPvjUkq — Smart Pension (@smartpensionuk) … Continue reading

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