Tag Archives: TCF

“Financial strength” – customers will be the judge.

  One of the most important functions of  pension providers is to ensure that service levels are maintained through the current crisis. It is a severe test, this time the consequences of failure are not theoretical, if service levels fall … Continue reading

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How IGCs help employers (and their advisers)

  If you read the terms of reference or Chair reports of the IGCs (and GAAs) , it’s the “member” on whom the work is focussed and for whom the reports are written. “Member” is short-hand for policy holder as in … Continue reading

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GRAXIT! – an open letter to Phil Loney on how he can help solve the GAR problem.

An open letter to Phil Loney – CEO of Royal London Phil You’ve started a good debate on Guaranteed Annuity Rates and how we should manage them in this time of Pension Freedom. Getting out of GAR contracts (GRAXIT) is proving a … Continue reading

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