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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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    A contracted-out reconciliation checklist


    Hot on the heels of the first tranche of guidance on GMP reconciliations from the Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA), I thought that I would take a stab at drafting my own service provider benchmarking checklist for pension schemes  ..

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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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    Breaking the Pain Barrier


    Veratta's blog from Pension Funds Online in October 2014. Tom Nimmo compares the challenge of implementing "good process" to the tough grind of a half marathon. But the results of achieving both are worthwhile. Back in 2007, at the age of ..

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    Trustee engagement with data and systems integration needed to apply new DB Code of Practice


    Veratta, the specialist pensions data management and software firm, today praised the emphasis that The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) new Code of Practice will place on integrated risk management and highlighted the need for trustees to be confide ..

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