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Pothole follows member

At one moment, as I sneakily followed the autumn statement on twitter (while supposed to be doing strategy), I heard the Chancellor remark

Over the next five years the Government will spend ¬£250m to pay for pothole repairs…

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The day the IGCs had their picnic

Apparently yesterday was the day the IGCs had their picnic or whatever they do when they congregate at some legal temple in the City.

The IGC’s – let’s be reminded – were set up by Government to keep the insurers from the grips of the Competition Commission following the harrowing findings of the Office of Fair Trading. 1,079 more words


So just how does pot follow member?

Steve Webb was a politician long on vision but short on execution and no vision of Webb’s was less thought through than the big idea that we should all have “one big fat pot”. 703 more words


WWLW: Bigger Digger by Steve Webb

Hey! It’s Wednesday and time for another favourite of ours. I would like to thank everyone for still being here and reading my blog. It truly means so much to me. 370 more words


The pension troublemaker!

I love the Pension Regulator- they are definitely our most proactive financial services governor. They are fighting the fight on a number of fronts- but chiefly to make auto-enrolment a success. 648 more words


Supply-side woes , buy-side goes; the disappearing pension billions

It’s not hard to spend a billion, not if you’re a nation that knows how to spend but finds it hard to save.

As Osborne found, a generation of planning can be unwound in a minute. 766 more words


"I'm afraid we had no answers.. good luck! ..-..Steve."

“Where are all the¬†pension people?”

Asked an accountant at #Accountex15 on Thursday. They were elsewhere listening to Steve Webb and Gregg McClymont looking back at the last five years, a neat metaphor for the pensions industry as another accountant pointed out.

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