Jim Singer launched the highly popular e-petition urging the government to reverse its switch to CPI for pension and benefits indexation. It attracted 110,000 supporters and triggered a parliamentary debate, which he watched at the House of Commons. He talks to Jack Jones.
“The Chancellor’s emergency budget in 2010 was a bombshell,” says Jim Singer. “I follow economics, so was well aware that the change to CPI-linking was going to have quite an impact on my retirement income...
The Brunel Pension Partnership has become the fourth local authority pool to receive the green light from the regulator.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are to be offered a new consolidator as the former chief of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) launches 'The Pension SuperFund'.
Martin Freeman has been hired as head of technology product and development at Smart Pension, to support the 'growing' technology product side of the business.
Tim Sharp says the government has missed some big opportunities to help workers in the DB white paper.