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.

Episode 1 – ESG, Pension Scams & Auto Enrolment

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.

Episode 2 – Diversity and the Challenge of Younger Savers

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 3 – Inflation, National Insurance & M&A

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”.

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