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    Pension Scheme Process Automation and the Art of Efficiency


    Going through the process of reviewing functional system requirements for pension scheme administration software can be a bewildering experience. So often I am confronted by a functional requirement that makes me ask “why is that even in th ..

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    Open world design - The saviour of pension scheme administration?


    The computer game, Minecraft is something of a cultural phenomenon. It has inspired YouTube channels, global conventions, Lego sets, a film, and even a religion (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chain_World). The success of Minecraft can be attributed i ..

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    A Guide to the GMP Reconciliation Guidance


    With the publication of the Pensions Administration Standards Association’s (PASA) second tranche of guidance on GMP reconciliations, it is judgement day for my own attempt at a benchmarking checklist for the process (/news/a-contracted-out-rec ..

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    The Uniqueness Fallacy


    Growing Pains Individuality seems to be something that nearly all tortured teenage souls strive for, but rarely obtain. Strangely enough, the same principle applies to pension scheme datasets, where unique identifiers for member records are frequ ..

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    2015 Year in Review


    This year has been host to some surprising events, such as the discovery of liquid water on Mars and Donald Trump leading the Republican presidential nominee polls. After the surprise announcement of Freedom and Choice in Pensions in the April 2014 b ..

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    The Annual Funding Statement of La Mancha


    “Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness — its opposite — never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.” Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote de la Mancha (1605-1615), Part II, Book IV, chapter  ..

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