Tag Archives: Stephen Timms

Dashboards aren’t the “small-pot fix” some claim

  The ABI want us to consider pension dashboards as a means to consolidate small pots Imperative for any solution … is for government to prioritise delivery of commercial and non-commercial pensions dashboards to spur pension scheme members to consolidate … Continue reading

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Snowden’s proposal for an amnesty for the pension liberated.

I was pleased to read Margaret Snowden’s measured call for an amnesty for those scammed through pension liberation schemes , commonly sold in the early years of this century. The evidence appears as part of the inquiry into pension scams … Continue reading

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Transferring pots is a matter for the FCA and not MAPS

BREAKING: Stephen Timms, the work & pensions select committee chair, is to push for DB schemes to be able to pause transfers to reduce the risk of savers being hit by scams. Mr Timms plans to table an ammendment to … Continue reading

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This General Levy hike is a tax on the poorest savers – are they getting VFM?

The PLSA are on the money here. The General Levy will end up being paid for by ordinary savers of large workplace pensions . NEST has 7.5m of them, Peoples Pension has 4.5m  NOW has 2m of them , Smart … Continue reading

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It’s all about Steve Webb – stupid!

Pensions Question Time at the PPI Last night the Pension Policy Institute held a meeting to discuss the impact of next week’s budget on pensions. Expertly chaired by Paul Lewis, it turned out to be a meeting demonstrating the paucity … Continue reading

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