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Have pension freedoms “benefited” the poor?

Gareth Morgan has written to us via linked in to remind us his submission to the Work and Pensions Select Committee is now public . You can read it in full here   bit.ly/3d9PpyW There were 54 written submissions but only … Continue reading

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Can you make an informed choice on how to draw your pension?

I’m returning to the questions put to us by the Work and Pensions Select Committee. The call for evidence has closed but the questions remain just as relevant. One question , chair Stephen Timms is putting to us is Including … Continue reading

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What’s missing from our pension choices at retirement?

  The Work and Pensions Select Committee have asked ten big questions about how the pension freedoms are working. If the collective answer is that the pension freedoms are working badly, then there are further questions to be asked like … Continue reading

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The ten big pension questions

  These are  ten big questions facing pension professionals and its public today. They are the questions in the Work and Pensions Select Committee’s inquiry into the Pension Freedoms and they are worth your consideration. They concern the decisions we … Continue reading

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Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms: Pension scams

Are we doing enough to stop pension scams? The question was asked by MP Nigel Mills at the Jan 6th Work and Pensions Select Committee’s session chaired by Stephen Timms. The question was directed at the Mark Steward, Executive Director … Continue reading

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Snowden’s proposal for an amnesty for the pension liberated.

I was pleased to read Margaret Snowden’s measured call for an amnesty for those scammed through pension liberation schemes , commonly sold in the early years of this century. The evidence appears as part of the inquiry into pension scams … Continue reading

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