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Pension Awareness Campaign Webinar and Live Q&A

We are proud to be ambassadors for the Pension Awareness Day campaign and we hosted a webinar on 19th October to discuss the challenge of the Cost of Living crisis. We were lucky to have a great panel of Amanda...

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5 things we’ve learnt about the Transfer Regulations

It’s been 6 months since the catchily named Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Conditions for Transfers) Regulations 2021 came into force (I’ll refer to this as “The Regs” from now on) and so I thought ...

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Pension top tips: treat your pension like your dog

It’s bring your dog to work day, so, the natural thing to do is write about pensions. As a nation of dog lovers (I have 2 dogs of my own) we need to share some of that love with your pension. More of us have pe...

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Pensions: A decade of auto enrolment & RDR

Over the last decade the pensions population has virtually doubled to approximately 21 million. This massive growth in the flow of pensions contributions has inevitably placed responsibilities on all the stakeh...

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Being popular isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

Administration has often been viewed as the poor relation of the pension services available to Trustees. In football terms, we’re used to being like the referee – you need to have us to be able to play the game...

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Pension scheme engagement for employers

Since automatic enrolment was introduced in 2012, pension scheme participation has increased from 49% of employees in 2013 to 75% of employees in 2020. While this is a very positive development for employees of...

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A decade of RDR and auto enrolment – market & pricing changes over the last ten years and the impact on decisions made when setting up a pension

Ten years is a long time in most situations, but in the case of the last decade in the world pensions, it’s been game-changing – literally. Roll back the clock to 2010 or so, and as an employer, you had discret...

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Good governance is worth its weight in gold

Pension scheme governance should not be viewed as a chore or even a tick box exercise – a message endorsed by all the pensions regulatory authorities. In fact, it should be approached with relish, recognising t...

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Is it possible to close the gender pay and pension gap?

Several reports released this month suggest that despite our best efforts the gender pay gap does not seem to be closing. The Fawcett Society cite the pandemic for slowing down progress in this area. They have ...