Tag Archives: Work and Pensions Select Committee

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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Mr Field – you want a common measure for value for money? I’ve got one!

In the Work and Pension Select Committee’s report on pension transparency, one demand has caught the imagination of the pension community You can read Kim Kaveh’s excellent article here. Professional Pensions ran the question on its Pension Buzz survey and … Continue reading

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What WPS is ACTUALLY saying about pension transparency

The headlines are about “rip-off” pension charges, but the WPS Select Committee’s report is a wide-ranging  investigation into the transparency of the pensions industry and not a sensationalist attack on charges. It sets out its stall in the pre-amble. There should … Continue reading

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Frank Field – a Labour warrior.

Frank Field Quits Labour Party https://t.co/lr5COhPfCq pic.twitter.com/yVXTAild4f — Guido Fawkes (@GuidoFawkes) August 30, 2018 Yesterday I reported that Chris Sier and Andy Agethangelou were appearing in front of Frank Field’s Work and Pensions Select Committee. Today I’m writing about Frank … Continue reading

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