Opinion

Healthy competition is superior to active or passive

Professional Pensions | 25 Jul 2014 | 13:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Warren Buffett issued a warning against active management in the last annual report from Berkshire Hathaway

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Clear communication key to DB/DC transfers

So as expected the Treasury’s response to the Budget consultation will allow transfers from private sector DB schemes to DC.

Professional Pensions | 25 Jul 2014 | 12:57 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Comment: Will Brits follow the Aussies in blowing retirement cash?

Jonathan Stapleton says half of all Australians blow their retirement pots by the age of 70 and asks if this is a sign of things to come in the UK.

Professional Pensions | 22 Jul 2014 | 13:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Other Opinion Articles

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After the AE honeymoon: 6 top tips to building a healthy marriage with your members

Nigel Ferrier and Vincent Franklin give their six top tips to help you build a healthy marriage with your members following auto-enrolment.

Professional Pensions | 18 Jul 2014 | 13:33 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Pension providers may profit from lack of member options

Providers could be the big winners with increased flexibility, Natasha Browne says

Professional Pensions | 10 Jul 2014 | 10:17 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Give members collective pensions

Henry Tapper says the people want collective defined contribution (DC) pensions

Professional Pensions | 10 Jul 2014 | 10:13 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Mortgage policies must not undermine auto-enrolment

PP editor Jonathan Stapleton says the Mortgage Market Review show a lack of joined up government.

Professional Pensions | 04 Jul 2014 | 13:13 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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'Freedom and choice' will increase inequality and expense

Con Keating says lessons have not been learnt.

Professional Pensions | 03 Jul 2014 | 13:10 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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The cost of going it alone

Labour’s Gregg McClymont says unwinding the UK pension system would be a big risk

Professional Pensions | 27 Jun 2014 | 12:46 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Why we need a new system of incentives to save

Professional Pensions editor Jonathan Stapleton asks if tax-relief needs radical reform.

Professional Pensions | 26 Jun 2014 | 14:11 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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A new system of incentives

Jonathan Stapleton asks if tax-relief needs radical reform

Professional Pensions | 26 Jun 2014 | 10:25 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Trustees: Don't be found fiddling while Rome burns

Former PPF head of restructuring and insolvency Richard Favier says too many trustees are sitting on their hands when they need to act.

Professional Pensions | 19 Jun 2014 | 11:53 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Time running out for reforms

Jonathan Stapleton has concerns over hasty reforms.

Professional Pensions | 18 Jun 2014 | 17:02 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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A guide to Pensions Stability

 

This guide to Pensions Stability explores the new financial and operational model for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes. Pension schemes are still being run with far greater risk than is necessary and there is an opportunity to create a more stable pensions environment for trustees and sponsors.

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Joint institute pensions survey 2014

 

This inaugural survey among 326 members of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) asked whether auto-enrolment will deliver on its goals; if contribution rates for employees and employers need to rise; and whether pensions tax relief needs further reform.

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