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Questions on public service pensions accounting in the Autumn Statement

04 Dec 2014, by in Pensions & Investment

The Chancellor claimed that the Autumn Statement was a slight fiscal tightening – in other words, that predicted income resulting from the policies announced would slightly exceed predicted expenditure. I blogged yesterday about the considerable uncertainty surrounding the budget contribution the Chancellor is counting on from measures on corporate tax avoidance, profit shifting and corporation…

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Don’t read this if you are in your 50s…

24 Nov 2014, by in Pensions & Investment

Cognitive performance peaks at the age of 53, according to analysis by NEST, the National Employment Savings Trust. It is just one of a series of insights provided by a superb piece of work entitled The Future of Retirement which is published today. The document is NEST’s attempt to bring evidence and rigorous analysis to…

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Webb must press on with revealing pensions industry’s “murky secret”

21 Oct 2014, by in Pensions & Investment

Given the enthusiasm for whizz-bang novelties in recent Coalition pensions policy making, Pensions Minister Steve Webb is to be congratulated for pressing on with the long-awaited charge cap.  I have written a blog for Pensions Insight about the Government’s decision to limit some charges in some pension funds from April, and Mr Webb’s initial moves to unmask notoriously opaque transaction costs, which…

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