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More choice for pension savers, but will the products follow?

Last week George Osborne confirmed the Government’s intention to implement the surprise tax changes he announced in the Budget in March. At the same time the Government and the Financial Conduct Authority have set out more detail on what guidance will be available to people to help them make their choices at retirement.

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Lest a word be left unsaid
Thou knowest how to keep me starved or fed
And in any circumstance of wealth or woe
Thine hands will hold me fast or let me go… 178 more words


Alpha and Omega, the beginning to the end, a fairer society.

God, Alpha and Omega, he states he is the beginning and the end. The one we should be following, lets face it humans are not doing a great job. 577 more words

Internship at Child Rights and You (CRY): Legal assessment on Land demolition and rehabilitation

As part of a six week internship with Child Rights and You (CRY) – One of the premium organizations in the arena of child rights, poverty and education; I co-developed an assessment report on the issue of land demolition at Badli Industrial Area without adequate provisions for rehabilitation of slum dwellers, more specifically the space for children being invaded as a result of government’s understanding of what constitutes ‘development’ in a restrictive paradigm. 22 more words

Life In Gambia

Life in Gambia is normally nice when you

are living Good, we have nice cultures

here, with lot of rich heritages as well.

The economy is dominated by farming, 238 more words


Why We Are Lonely

With so many gadgets and distractions and unending ways to entertain ourselves, we have more to fill up our time than perhaps any other generation in history. 458 more words


EnviroWatch: Loans, drought, laws, radiation

Today’s first item, via the Guardian, covers the sad but not so surprising:

Leaked World Bank lending policies ‘environmentally disastrous’

  • New ‘light touch’ rules on bank’s $50bn annual lending have been gutted to remove protections, watchdogs claim…
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