Tag Archives: Steve Goddard

How the Evolve pensions measure value for money – Pension PlayPen – 10.30am today

Paul Bannister is a remarkable fellow, a brilliant runner he was laid low with Covid and when I met him last summer , he was sapped for energy. But now he’s back! His Strava posts are awesome and he’s running … Continue reading

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1m+ employers chose workplace pensions, how many will review that choice?

  Thank to Hymans Robertson, for a series of excellent sessions on the benchmarking of workplace pensions value for money propositions. The sessions have been led by Michael and Shabna. The consultancy is looking to encourage good practice amongst not … Continue reading

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Goddard and Tapper team up with pensions “All Stars” to relaunch The Pension Playpen

The Pension Playpen, an online community for pensions professionals, is to be relaunched by industry veterans Steve Goddard and Henry Tapper on 1st July. Originally founded by Tapper as a networking group in 2013, the revamped platform will offer a place … Continue reading

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Pension PlayPen posts progress

Steve Goddard, the new CEO of Pension PlayPen tells me that the new Pension Playpen platform is coming soon and is set to cause a chain reaction by connecting pension professionals from junior to Managing Directors, all of which can … Continue reading

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Pension’s race to net-zero

  Tomorrow, employers can choose to participate in a pension plan whose standard investment strategy will  decelerate the creation of carbon emissions to zero.  This article looks beyond the headline and asks what the impact of this bold move will … Continue reading

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Could small pots be auto-enrolment’s lethal legacy?

50m at 2050 I spoke with Adrian Boulding last week on the issue of small pots. There are various estimates of the likely extent of the problem, the one I quote comes from DWP research which suggests that unless something … Continue reading

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The FCA promote a secondary market in workplace pensions

It’s an obscure section of a paper that will probably be read by a relatively few people expert in pensions. If I hadn’t published it this morning it might have been overlooked as it is buried deep in the cost … Continue reading

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