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Pensions & Investment (page 2)

A workplace savings strategy is a good idea – but tread carefully

03 Jul 2015, by in Pensions & Investment

New Pensions Minister Ros Altmann has caused a stir with the publication this week of her pre-Election musings about the possible desirability of extending workplace savings beyond pensions. This is a useful and important development because a strategy to improve short and medium term savings could bolster long-term savings as well as help people develop greater…

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Could CDC hatch from NEST?

02 Jul 2015, by in Pensions & Investment

Legislation paving the way for new-style collective pensions was one of several achievements in Steve Webb’s tenure as the Coalition government’s Pensions Minister. Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) pensions are a mainstay of the Dutch pensions system and have been used in other countries such as Canada. They offer a potential means of reforming the increasingly individualised UK pensions system by…

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