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Same as it ever was ; for "Fowler", read "Webb"

It was a shame Steve Webb wasn’t at last night’s excellent witness seminar on “Thatcher’s Pensions reforms”.  He would have made an able replacement for Norman Fowler who has been in bed all week with a Lergi (get well soon). 694 more words

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Salary Sacrifice - a foot in the door for the poorly pensioned?

Everybody knows that the pension tax-relief system is heavily weighted in favour of the have’s who get big income tax incentives. It is weighted against the low waged who can get excluded from contribution incentives altogether. 1,396 more words

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"Going halves on DB" - the argument for (and against) partial transfers.

(Rival) consultancy LCP and insurer Royal London have joined up to produce a paper calling for it to be mandatory for trustees to provide members with the option to take part of their DB pension as pension and part as a cash equivalent transfer. 1,183 more words

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NEWS- Saving into a pension is what we WANT to do!

Well you may not find it news, but I do. I started out in 1984 selling pension policies to people who I met in Oxford Street and again at their homes. 737 more words

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Launch Event - Wellbeing, Health, Retirement and the Lifecourse (WHeRL) Project, Tuesday 20th June 2pm - 5.30pm

When: Tuesday 20th June 2017 2pm – 5.30pm

WhereTravers Smith LLP, 10 Snow Hill, London, EC1A 2AL

We would be delighted if you could join us for the launch event and conclusion of this project. 213 more words

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Steve Webb and the triple lock - muddy waters!

Here’s that Royal London press release, calling for State Pensions to be reduced and contributions to private pensions to increase.

Royal London has set out a three point plan for the key pension priorities of an incoming government, including a ‘middle way’ on the triple lock.

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