Freedom and choice pension reforms – our view

The freedom and choice pension reforms are changing not just the way that employees manage their money in retirement, but also their relationship with the workplace. This affects both high earners and low earners: Are there trends towards individuals leaving the workplace earlier/going part time because of early access to pensions? A large proportion of… Continue reading Freedom and choice pension reforms – our view

Do you know LISA?

From April 6th, it will be possible -if initially a little difficult – to open a Lifetime ISA (LISA) if you are over 18 and under 40 (that’s me out, then). The LISA is interesting as it has two key features on how it can be used. The first chance you get to use it… Continue reading Do you know LISA?

We need to talk about “value”

How does “value for member” differ from “value for money”? When we hear the word “value” we often focus on cost but it’s about more than pricing. It covers wider aspects of running a pension scheme for the benefit of members including, for example, quality of administration and communication. It’s partly about good investment returns,… Continue reading We need to talk about “value”

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WASPI Campaign Hits the Buffers

WASPI CAMPAIGN HITS THE BUFFERS The WASPI campaign is one of the major stories in pensions over the past few years that has outlasted the repercussions of George Osborne’s pensions freedoms and continues to dominate headlines despite the Bhs issues and the implications of Brexit. The plight of a few hundred thousand women impacted by… Continue reading WASPI Campaign Hits the Buffers

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