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AE Pots must follow workers (Hargreaves Lansdown's right)

I have just read a policy paper in my hand from Hargreaves Lansdown;  “Putting Individuals at the Heart of the Pension System”.

After some pretty dire submissions to the Work and Pensions Committee on CDC, I hadn’t thought to agree with HL on much, but I do like this paper. 970 more words

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Why job - splitters can get shafted on pensions.

I was woken early in the morning to the sound of Robert Cochran, the familiar voice of Scottish Widows pensions team.

Scottish Widows have done some research that £90m a year is being saved by employers/lost to employees as a result of job-splitting. 769 more words

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Pensioning employee's sleep ( with thanks to Kate Upcraft)

Not for the first time, I’m very grateful to Kate Upcraft for highlighting a pensions issue that impacts thousands of carers – but appears to be completely off the radar of most pension people.

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Who owns "value for money"?

News from the stalwart Bob Ward that the FCA has dropped the term “value for money” came as a bombshell to participants in yesterday’s Pension Play Pen lunch. 1,132 more words

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Why we will always need a charge cap on workplace pensions.

Tony Filbin has commented feelingly to comments made by Jonathan Parker of Redington, suggesting the charge cap “hinders value for money“.

People with short memories and/or lack of experience misunderstand the cost drivers of corporate pension providers.

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"Lifestyle" jobs should still pay pensions!

The latest Gig Economy case to be tested in court starts today , (Monday 30th April) Courier firm Hermes is facing action from GMB Union members. 723 more words

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Frank Field helps us spend our pensions

Here is the main recommendation of Frank Field and  the Workplace Pension Select Committee’sfinal report of its inquiry into Pension freedom and choice published today. 748 more words

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