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Please don't die-I was enjoying your annuity!

News that Government has finally put the Secondary Annuity Market down is no surprise. It was one of Steve Webb’s worst ideas and has proved about as popular as Osborne. 453 more words


Should we block the triple lock?

Ros Altmann speaks out (shock!)

We now have three former  pension ministers making a lot more noise than our current pension minister.

  1. Ros Altmann who we are now realising never should have done the jog…
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The Coalition worked- this doesn't!

A tale of two Governments

In 2010, after a shock result, Britain found itself Governed by a ConLib coalition. No one gave it much chance of working but it di, The Clegg/Cameron coalition brought considerable benefit to the country and was something of a “golden administration” for pensions. 837 more words


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

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