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Matthew Pridding

Matt joined PTL in August 2015 after spending over 7 years working for Capita and Mercer in various different roles within Scheme wind ups, including overseeing the project management of the PPF portfolio for Mercer. He has worked on the administration and client management side which means Matt brings a holistic approach to DB scheme management. Matt particularly enjoys finding fair and pragmatic solutions for client needs and has worked with a variety of advisers in the pensions market. - See more at:
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Contracting Out: Time is running out….

Posted by Matthew Pridding on Nov 10, 2015 10:27:10 AM

 With a little less than six months until the end of contracting out, time is running out for decisions to be made around the two main issues; reconciliation of benefits for existing pension scheme members and for Defined Benefit (DB) schemes that remain open for further accrual, the increased National Insurance costs. Sponsoring employers and trustees have a variety of issues to consider.

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Topics: Defined Benefit

DC Awareness –Still not getting through

Posted by Matthew Pridding on Nov 5, 2015 11:01:48 AM

DC pensions have certainly caught the public’s attention in 2015. Recently released figures show over 200,000 people accessed the new pension freedoms in the three months since the rules were relaxed in April 2015. While it is good to see more people taking an interest in their retirement, and by all accounts not just buying supercars with the proceeds, there is still a huge lack of understanding by the general public in regard of DC.

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Topics: Defined Contribution

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