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This is the pension problem and it should be headline news!

A recent article published by the BBC and written by Paul Johnson, the director of the Institute of Fiscal Studies says it all. The issue is not being given enough exposure. I believe because those in power e.g. in governments and controlling the media (and this is as close as I come to a rant!) don’t […]

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Top UK Retailer John Lewis Not Immune to Pension Crisis

Top UK retailer John Lewis announced some results last week – operating profits for John Lewis stores fell 31.2% to £32.4m and were down 28.9% to £96.3m for Waitrose, its top tier supermarket arm. Pre-tax profits for the six months to July fell by 14.7% to £81.9m and are expected to remain under pressure. Like-for-like sales […]

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Post Brexit Affects on Pensions – Expats have a Unique Advantage

British Expats Have a Unique Advantage in Countering Post Brexit Pension Problems The ramifications of the Brexit vote have exacerbated the already well established pension crisis affecting the UK. For a long time the Government has been very well aware of the pension time bomb and various administrations from both sides of the political landscape […]

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Pensions Defined Benefit Schemes – Not Secure

Defined Benefit Pensions no longer secure

Pensions – Defined Benefit Schemes not secure black holes are growing rapidly   Sentiment – Transfer out of UK pension schemes. Prefer emerging stock markets to developed, positive on gold. Longer term outlook is to be pro-risk assets.   People are slowly beginning to realise that their ‘gold-plated’ company pensions are not secure in terms […]

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