Dalriada News

I’ve spent the last week suffering with something which I believe a large proportion of the population refer to as “man flu”.  Whilst my wife managed to give birth (twice) and hardly ever mentions the pain involved *, I can’t seem to get past a cold these days without being utterly floored.

It has been an interesting experience in that, whilst struggling to see the keyboard at times, certain things suddenly become very clear.  Particularly when it comes to pensions and specifically the way in which Trustee Boards act.

The thing about pensions, it seems to me, is that it should be so simple yet, it seems to be in the interests of many to make it as technically challenging as possible.  A pension is merely a promise to pay someone a certain amount further down the line, to the point of their death.  Not exactly difficult.  (more…)