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Pension Blog - October 2009 
 
This blog allows us to air our views and opinions on pension related issues. We don't ask or expect you to agree with our opinions - but you're welcome to comment about a particular blog by sending us an email to enquiries@mycompanypension.co.uk  
 
 
It's not too difficult to develop a knack of communicating complex pension issues in a simple way to members of the public. If you’re a regular reader of our comments...
posted 30/10/2009
There are a few surprises in the Office for National Statistics’s Occupational Pension Schemes Annual Report, published today. Even though the data reflects what happened during 2008, the number of active members of defined benefit...
posted 28/10/2009
Pension Buyouts: a US perspective of a UK phenomenon 
Apologies for this lengthy quotation taken from a truly fascinating abridged paper on the UK Pension Buyout marketplace – written from a US perspective. The paper...
posted 26/10/2009
Cause and effect: pension auto enrolment opt-out rates 
It’s been a busy week for research reports with another released yesterday by the Pensions Policy Institute, a non-political organisation that comments on pension...
posted 23/10/2009
The answer: why people ignore pensions
If you’ve not read the Institute of Directors report, Roadmap to Retirement Reform 2009, I’d recommend it. Much is a repetition of what we’ve heard over the...
posted 22/10/2009
Employee retirement issues: employers reveal all
Every once in while a research report is released which provides a truly meaningful insight into an element of retirement planning that you might otherwise have...
posted 21/10/2009
Pensions: Credit where it's due - latest DWP initiative
DWP consultations don’t usually stir the imagination but a couple out this week are indeed worthy reading for almost anyone involved in the pensions arena. First
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posted 16/10/2009
You couldn’t be in the pensions arena and not have heard of Robin Ellison described in this article as ‘former chairman of the National Association of Pension Funds...
posted 15/10/2009
A peculiar world: Lassie takes preference over pensions
I you’re going to read anything this week about pensions, then I’d recommend HSBC’s research report about pensions and retirement planning. It's a 64 page...
posted 13/10/2009
The Guardian’s Patrick Collinson launches a scathing attack on the UK fund management industry in his article published on Saturday. I don’t think the...
posted 05/10/2009
You simply can’t get away from the subject of increasing life expectancy for any number of reasons. Of course it is very important to the world of pensions given...
posted 02/10/2009
In today’s news, there are three inter-connected articles linked to investment performance which interest me. Why? Well I recently attended a seminar...
posted 01/10/2009
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

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