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Transparency and its task force

If the concept of a Transparency task force conjures up a vision of covert operations and the Night Manager, you wouldn’t be far off the mark. 824 more words


The Oxleas pension scandal

The offer made by the Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust is a scandal. There is no other word for it. Staff are being misinformed about pensions and being offered “sexy-cash” to help Oxleas balance its books. 1,346 more words


Terry Wogan's Bible

Given the news of the death of Terry Wogan, I thought it might be worth taking and tweaking this post from the old Sheffield Biblical Studies blog when we were both (independently of one another) analysing… 1,189 more words

Religion And Politics

Is work - are pensions (and is life) fair?

Reading the scope of the DWP Select Committee’s new enquiry into intergenerational fairness had me grasping for my video copy of the Meaning of Life. 791 more words


Ros Altmann's first big political test

The WASPI petition is now in the hands of a small group of parliamentarians who decide whether the petition’s 100,000 signatories have enough of a point to trigger a parliamentary debate. 982 more words


Confusing intermediaries

The title is intentionally ambiguous.  Intermediaries Рespecially financial advisors Рactive in advising on pension saving and spending, are both confusing and confused.

Confusing… 1,072 more words