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These are the Good Times for savers and investors!

It is very rare that savers get told they’re “having it good”, but if you’re saving into a workplace pension default , you’ve just had a great 12 months. 1,060 more words

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We do not need another consultation on costs and charges.

A reportĀ in Professional Pensions that we are to get yet another consultation on costs and charges fill me with gloom. As the report points out, we have two consultations on the subject – in progress. 592 more words

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Seasonal workers have as much right to a workplace pension as any others!

I am surprised and disappointed in the National Farmers Union, lobbying to release farmers from paying auto-enrolment contributions to short-term “seasonal” workers.

We are in danger of opening the flood gates here to every part of the gig economy that employs staff on anything other than full time permanent contracts. 742 more words

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Where next for "value for money"?

Value for Money is the holy grail for the fiduciaries of workplace pensions. In this article I outline how the providers of workplace pensions are going about establishing value for money and looking at ways to improve things in future years. 897 more words

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How can payroll bureaux profit from auto-enrolment?

I’ve recently been asked by the leading payroll trade publication to answer some questions. I’ve enjoyed thinking about them and have set out my answers below.

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Let's put an end to pension transfer privilege.

“Sexy cash” legitimised?

A few years ago , Sir Steve Webb, then our pension minister, stood in front of the PLSA and berated Boots and its pension scheme for tempting members out of the pension scheme with cash incentives. 1,442 more words

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