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Giving the self-employed their "pensions due".

The budget announcement of a phased 2% increase in Class 4 National Insurance Contributions (NIC)s was generally considered bad politics but could it be good policy? 733 more words


Time to dig this Government out of its hole?

Tax, national insurance and pensions policy should be put in a vault marked “toxic” and should be handled with extreme caution.

This morning I have three toxic issues to prove my point. 1,009 more words


Win brilliantly bonkers books!

Meet Spangles McNasty, the most horrible man in all of Bitterly Bay! He is always hatching a plan to get rich quick with his mate Sausage-face Pete. 32 more words

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Looks like a bolshy new year!

Welcome to 2017 , I’m in a bad mood!

I have been struck down with tummy problems and did not join in last night’s festivities. I open my inbox this morning  –  this is what I find! 893 more words


Why pensions should become a big government obsession in 2o17!

In my article yesterday, I suggested we don’t need to change pension regulations, we need to stop looking at pensions as a threat but as a benefit. 506 more words


Pensions and the Media

We like to think that the media works well with the pension industry, but it’s a relationship based on our money, not on mutual respect. In this article I look at how the media really view pensions, concluding we have few friends, and those we have – we should cherish! 1,066 more words


Raising the UK's state pension age (again)

Earlier this week the Guardian reported the prospect of a further rise in state pension age in the UK.  The former pensions minister, Steve Webb, claims that documents produced by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) suggest that a faster ( 346 more words