In the case of acronyms, logic suggests that as they're supposed to be derived from the title of the firm, product or what they represent they would be a secondary consideration not a starting point in the process. Malcolm isn't sure that always applies.
The big question underpinning most things in 2019 is what is going to happen in relation to Brexit? Malcolm McLean looks ahead at what we can expect to see in Pension in 2019.
Rumours suggest the Budget will see Philip Hammond finally get his hands on the billions tied up in it. It is never easy to predict with any degree of certainty what the chancellor may or may not do in his Budget when it comes to pensions.
Three years on from the start of pension freedoms, there are still concerns being raised about the workings of the system and what the implications might be for consumers over the longer term. Malcolm McLean explores if these concerns really justified.
Stephanie Hawthorne, former editor of Pensions World magazine asks Malcolm McLean, Senior Consultant, what can politicians do to help restore trust in UK Pensions?
In a Budget remarkable for its lack of attention to pensions, Malcolm McLean explores the government's promise to implement an inflation-linked increase to the LTA.
Our latest blog by Malcolm McLean explores the pros and cons of pension freedoms. Is consumer protection as good as it can be?
On 22 November, Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn Budget for 2017. Malcolm McLean, Senior Consultant at Barnett Waddingham, explores what this means for pensions.
A fairly quiet budget is expected for pensions overall on 22 November. Malcolm McLean takes a look at the possible runners and riders.
Our latest blog by Malcolm McLean looks into the growing trend of bringing organisations together by replacing a number of smaller units with a larger ones. Is the concept of 'big is beautiful' a good one?