Tag Archives: Telegraph

The Transparency Zeitgeist is upon us


I am a frugal man, the £3.50 I paid for this morning’s FT was grudgingly passed to my newsagent. But I wanted to capture the headline and read about Josephine’s reporting of a meeting with my friends Andy Agethangelou and … Continue reading

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Let the canny worm lie?


The problem with cans of worms is that the cans degrade and in the end the worms get out, and cause a stink. Over the weekend, the Telegraph that acts as a professional “worm can opener” has been turning its … Continue reading

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Our parents’ houses.


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Doctors are pension millionaires – so why are they striking?


My Dad’s a doctor and in retirement – he has a great pension  and who can begrudge him it? He retired 25 years ago as a senior partner – on about one third of the final salary he’s be on today. Like him, I … Continue reading

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Who’ll win this Pension Referendum?


We are about to have a pensions referendum. Votes will be cast not at the ballot box but through an obscure process known as “the opt-out“. Over the next five years , more than 5m people, around 20% of the … Continue reading

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