Tag Archives: financial education

Why “up” should ring alarm bells…

Those followers of a certain vintage will recall the singer Yazz blasting out her hit “The only way is up” in the late 1980’s.   This phrase is generally accepted to suggest that…

England Vs. Australia: Pensions

Well, the Cricket season is here, and England and Australia are stepping up to the wicket. Although we compete with each other in the sporting world, when it comes to…

Making Pensions and Benefits relevant

The Pensions and Benefits UK Conference takes place this week, where Jelf will have a stand so come and visit us! We wanted to take this opportunity to address the…

Financial education for all

This week is Adult Learner’s Week. It is a celebration of lifelong learning and continued education, but why should education stop after school? This is the first academic year that financial…

Adult Learners Week & Financial Education

This week (13th – 19th June) is Adult Learners Week.  The supporting text for the project boldly states that: “Adult Learners Week is the UK’s largest annual festival of learning, inspiring…

A new Minister?

You may well have seen a story over the weekend about the Conservative proposals to place the well-known pensions expert Ros Altmann in a new post as a Minister for Consumer…

(Another) Downhill Stroll

A report published this morning by the CIPD (CIPD Employee Outlook March 2015) provides yet more interesting data to the changing landscape of retirement planning.  It should be remembered that we are in a…

Making a splash!

Last month was a bumper month for news coverage in the Employee Benefits space, and Jelf Employee Benefits featured in – and indeed led – many of the topical discussions on…

Back to school

The summer hols are over, and this this week sees millions of children returning to school in the UK.  And to add to their concerns and fears will be the knowledge that many will…

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Is the UK saving enough?

Last night the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) published “Scenario analysis of future pension incomes”.  Although lacking a catchy title, the document does provide a useful analysis of the savings that the…