Tag Archives: White paper

A consultation on who waggles the willy

Having moaned yesterday that I couldn’t find it – today I’m moaning that now I have, I shouldn’t have bothered! I don’t want to intrude into private grief but that’s what the DWP’s consultation following its publication of the DB … Continue reading

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Johnson v Keating ; a pensions heavyweight title fight

There are two documents sitting on my desktop this morning. The first is a paper by Con Keating. Con believes that the best way of providing pensions is collectively through large organisations who are able to offer and keep future … Continue reading

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Seven things to know about the new state pension!

        These charts have been kindly donated by Citywire and their New Model Adviser team (to whom we should be very grateful). Each one of them surprised me. I dedicate this little blog to one of my heroes, Barbara Castle. If we … Continue reading

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Hats off to Steve Webb for our new pensions system!

It’s good to see the publication of the DWP’s white paper Security in Retirement – towards a new pension system. It announces an initiative first promoted by Frank Field in the late 1990s but thought then “unthinkable”;. While I agree with … Continue reading

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