Welcome To The Broadcast

The Broadcast is a series of podcasts looking at the latest news and topics of the day covering pensions and savings. It is co-hosted by David Brooks, Technical Director with Rachel Meadows, Head of Proposition – Pensions & Savings, at Broadstone. In each episode, there will also be a special guest for a closer look at a particular topic in more detail. We’ll also have our pensions myth of the month to be demystified.

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Episode 5

Our fifth episode of The Broadcast see our hosts Rachel and Dave tackle the issue of high inflation and the cost of living crisis and their combined impact on pensions and savings. We’re also joined by Danny Meehan Head of Workplace Savings at Cushon.

As usual, we also bust our myth of the month which this time is that pensions are boring! You’ll want to listen to that for a burst of positivity about pensions and also eaglets.

Episode 4

Following a short break our podcast on pensions and savings has returned. In Episode 4 of The Broadcast our hosts Rachel Meadows and David Brooks are joined by Chris Halewood, Trustee Director from 20-20 Trustees, for a wide-ranging discussion on the member communication challenge. Rachel and David also discuss the impact the war in Ukraine on pension savers and pension schemes. Our Myth of the Month this time is “Property is my pension”.

Episode 3

In Episode 3 of The Broadcast our hosts Rachel Meadows and David Brooks are joined by Kim Jones, pensions lawyer from Freeths, to talk about Merger and Acquisitions and the pension considerations. Rachel and David also discuss the impact of inflation and the National Insurance increase and discuss the Myth of the Month “Annuities are rubbish”.

Episode 2

In this episode David and Rachel are joined by Nick Brazier, Senior Corporate Benefits Consultant at Broadstone, to discuss the challenge of youth when it comes to pension saving. Our hosts also talk about The Pension Regulator’s Diversity Strategy, and the ‘Myth of the Month’ looks at whether pensions can be lost.

Episode 1

In this episode David and Rachel are joined by Marc Devereux, Head of Investment Consulting at Broadstone, to talk about ESG. Our hosts also talk about auto-enrolment for multiple jobholders and pension scams. In addition, the ‘Myth of the Month’ looks at state pensions.

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