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"Nest's auto-enrolment -innit!" - "no it ain't!"

Auto-enrolment and NEST are synonymous to many. Hugh Pym, the BBC’s chief economic correspondent  told me he thought you could only auto-enrol into NEST and the mistake was repeated by Rachel Burden this morning on auto-enrolment. 512 more words


The Pension Play Pen lunch gives a thumbs up for the new Annuity Framework

A victim of Osborne’s success

We were a victim of George’s success on Monday (7th April) as nearly 40 of us spilled out of the gallery room and occupied most of the Counting House’s second floor!  518 more words


Will de-risking pension sponsors end up with a bad case of buyer's remorse down the line?

It’s little surprise Canadian pension sponsors are annuitizing their pension obligations in record numbers. According to research from Towers Watson, 2013 saw an unprecedented surge in pension buy-outs vis-à-vis annuity purchases to the tune of $2.2-billion — $1.3-billion of which took place in the last quarter of the year. 974 more words


Why do we treat charitable pension schemes as if they were for profit?

Charities are charitable and  different - it should go without saying but it seems that many pensions people haven’t worked this out,

Why are they different? 766 more words