Hannah Godfrey: Navigating the DB minefield

Thoughts on the Great Pension Debate II

Hannah Godfrey
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The second Great Pension Debate turned colleagues into friends and provided immense - and at times very human - detail on the issues relating to advising on DB pensions, writes Hannah Godfrey

If 12 months ago you had told me a career writing about pensions would have led me to wailing ‘Hey Jude' on a south Wales beach, alongside financial advisers, steelworkers and fellow journalists, I do not think I would have believed you. But this week I attended ‘The Great British Pension Debate II', a specialist defined benefit (DB) transfer event organised by Echelon Wealthcare managing director Alastair Rush. The conference was deliberately held in the shadow of the Port Talbot steelworks, where just months earlier the steelworkers and their pensions had been taken advantage of by rog...

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