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Webb: Opperman achieved but ‘got sidetracked easily’

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Podcast: LCP partner Sir Steve Webb gives his view on Guy Opperman’s time as pensions minister, and discusses under-saving in defined contribution and a local council investment scandal.

Pension tax changes needed to save NHS from ‘rock bottom’

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Podcast: Vishal Sharma, pensions committee chair at the British Medical Association, is joined by Mark Bondi, council member at the Society of Pension Professionals and senior technical consultant at Capita, to discuss the NHS, the High Court’s retail price index decision, and pension priorities for new prime minister Liz Truss.

Trustees struggling to guide members on inflation benefits

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Podcast: LCP partner Laura Amin and Hymans Robertson partner Patrick Bloomfield discuss benefits’ inflation calculation and advice, concerns about defined benefit funding, and the women’s state pension age investigation.

Schemes struggle to educate members amid cost of living crisis

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Podcast: Society of Pensions Professionals president Steve Hitchiner is joined by AgeWage chief executive Henry Tapper, founder of the Pension Playpen, to discuss recession fears, consumer protection for dashboards and expanding long-term asset funds.

Ball in TPR’s court as DB funding code consultation launches

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Podcast: Zedra client director Richard Butcher and Hymans Robertson partner Laura McLaren discuss the next steps for the defined benefit funding code, stronger nudge concerns, and assess the health of pensions post-Maxwell.

Providers delaying transfers are failing their customers

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Podcast: PensionBee founder Romi Savova is joined by Penfold co-founder Pete Hykin to discuss the ongoing pension transfer fight, the fallout from pensions minister Guy Opperman’s resignation that wasn’t, and employers misunderstanding auto-enrolment.

Schemes will have a tough job weighing up discretionary increases

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Podcast: Aon partner Lynda Whitney and Pensions Management Institute director of policy and external affairs Tim Middleton discuss the impact of inflation on schemes’ discretionary increases, the progress of the McCloud remedy and schemes’ dashboard readiness.

LGPS faces affordability, engagement and policy challenges

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Podcast: Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association’s head of defined benefit, LGPS, and investment Tiffany Tsang and West Midlands Pension Fund’s director of pensions Rachel Brothwood discuss new research into the Local Government Pension Scheme and what can be done to help employer members.