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Now, if you've got nothing better to do, you can hear me talk in plain English about the latest pension developments.

Podcasting is a method of publishing audio on the Internet, a bit like an online radio show. You can subscribe to our feed to download them onto your mp3 player or computer desktop, where you can listen via your preferred media player. To Listen now you will need to have Adobe Flash Player version 6 or above, which you can get from the Adobe website.

If all that's a bit too techy for you you can just phone 0208 0993190 and listen that way.

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21 October 2009 - Jeff Prestridge on Pensions Radio

Steve Bee talks to Jeff Prestridge

(Running time: 28 mins 42 secs)

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17 September 2009 - Ken Davy on Pensions Radio

Steve Bee and Stephen Ballard talk to Ken Davy.

(Running time: 30 mins 28 secs)

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15 July 2009 - David Willetts on Pensions Radio

The past is close behind.

(Running time: 32 mins 56secs)

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24 June 2009 - Theresa May on Pensions Radio

Will pension legislation change if there's a change of Government?

(Running time: 25 mins 34secs)

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22 May 2009 - 'Ros Altmann on Pensions Radio

The Budget changes discussed...

(Running time: 26 mins 11secs)

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6 May 2009 - Baroness Hollis on Pensions Radio

Steve and Stephen talk to Baroness Hollis about pension legislation.

(Running time: 23 mins 18secs)

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13 March 2009 - Robert Reid on Pensions Radio

Stephen, Steve and Robert talk about professionalism and pensions.

(Running time: 29 mins 31secs)

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19 February 2009 - Steve Webb on Pensions Radio

To kick off the 2009 series of Pensions Radio we interview the LibDems' returning Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.

(Running time: 23 mins 10secs)

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11 December 2008 - Nick Bosanquet on Pensions Radio again!

Steve Bee and Stephen Ballard talk to Professor Nick Bosanquet of Reform.

(Running time: 36 mins 35secs)

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20 November 2008 - Jenny Willott on Pensions Radio

Steve Bee and Stephen Ballard interview the Lib Dems’ Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.

(Running time: 32 mins 1secs)

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31 October 2008 - Pensions Radio Round-up

Round up of October’s events in the Pensions world..

(Running time: 19 mins 32secs)

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10 October 2008 - Chris Grayling on Pensions Radio again!

Hear the views of the Conservative Shadow Secretary of State on the current pension reforms.

(Running time: 27 mins 44secs)

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25 September 2008 - Pensions Radio Round-up

The latest update on the latest BeeLines. Steve Bee and Stephen Ballard take a moment to reflect on pensions developments from August and September.

(Running time: 23 mins 33secs)

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11 September 2008 - Julie Henderson on Pensions Radio

Julie Henderson, online editor of I&PE, discusses the pension changes sweeping Europe that may one day affect us all.

(Running time: 24 mins 47secs)

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28 August 2008 - Pádraig Floyd on Pensions Radio

No FT, no comment!

(Running time: 25 mins 43secs)

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22 August 2008 - Pension Radio round-up

Capital Radio meets Pensions Radio!

(Running time: 30 mins 37secs)

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24 July 2008 - Niki Cleal on Pensions Radio

Academic insights on Pensions Radio.

(Running time: 23 mins 28secs)

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10 July 2008 - IPOD Generation

The IPOD generation: Insecure, Pressurised, Over-taxed and Debt-ridden.

(Running time: 29 mins 19secs)

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26 June 2008 - Anniversary Round-up

Year one round up.

(Running time: 18 mins 59secs)

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05 June 2008 - Aubrey de Grey on Pensions Radio

Oh but I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now.....

(Running time: 28 mins 48secs)

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22 May 2008 - Geoff Tresman on Pensions Radio

Tangled up in news.

(Running time: 30 mins 56secs)

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8 May 2008 - Pensions Radio Round-Up

It’s been a long month, that’s for sure…

(Running time: 18 mins 10secs)

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24 April 2008 - Baroness Hollis on Pensions Radio

Baroness Hollis, the well-known campaigner for women's rights and pensions, joins me and Stephen Ballard in this latest edition of Pensions Radio...

(Running time: 34 mins 47secs)

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3 April 2008 - Pensions Radio Round-up

Turn on, tune in, but don’t drop out!

(Running time: 25 mins 47secs)

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20 March 2008 - Easter’s coming

What better time to put your feet up and tune in to Pensions Radio…

(Running time: 34 mins 23secs)

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6 March 2008 - Shakespeare on Pensions Radio!

From Hamlet to Personal Accounts; it could only happen on Pensions Radio!

(Running time: 24 mins 17secs)

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25 February 2008 - Yvonne Goodwin on Pensions Radio

Pensions and real life.....

(Running time: 21 mins 01secs)

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7 February 2008 - January Made Me Shiver…

So how was your January?

(Running time: 28 mins 13secs)

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24 January 2008 - Alan Pickering on Pensions Radio

If you only ever listen to one Pensions Radio podcast, make it this one!

(Running time: 26 mins 55secs)

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12 December 2007 - Chris Grayling on Pensions Radio

Is the political consensus on Personal Accounts beginning to crumble?

(Running time: 27 mins 7 secs)

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28 November 2007 - John Jory on Pensions Radio

Steve Bee and Stephen Ballard speak to John Jory, Deputy Chief Executive of the Building and Civil Engineering (B&CE) scheme, in this latest Pensions Radio podcast.

(Running time: 28 mins 21 secs)

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14 November 2007 - Bob Crow on Pensions Radio

Steve Bee and Stephen Ballard speak to Bob Crow in this latest Pensions Radio podcast.

(Running time: 26 mins 49 secs)

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31 October 2007 - Mike Yardley on Pensions Radio

Mike Yardley headed up part of the FSA’s Retail Distribution Review (on incentives) and joins me and Stephen Ballard in a wide-ranging discussion about pensions. advice and advisers. A ‘must’ for all IFAs.

(Running time: 22 mins 08 secs)

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17 October 2007 - Robin Ellison on Pensions Radio

You’ll love this latest Pensions Radio podcast where I speak with Robin Ellison, the ex NAPF Chairman, about the future of company pension schemes.

(Running time: 30 mins 23 secs)

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3 October 2007 - Ros Altmann on Pensions Radio

Tune in and listen to Ros Altmann, Stephen Ballard and me talking about the ins and outs of the Financial Assistance Scheme and loads of other pension stuff

(Running time: 23 mins 57 secs)

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20 September 2007 - Lawrence Churchill on Pensions Radio

A new podcast broadcast on Pensions Radio featuring Lawrence Churchill, Chairman of the PPF. Also a new feature is announced: Phonecasts!

(Running time: 27 mins 09 secs)

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04 September 2007 - Malcolm Small on Pensions Radio

We’re back again with another one of our friendly neighbourhood pension podcasts. This time Stephen Ballard and I are joined by Malcolm Small, the Chairman of the Pensions Network and well respected pension commentator, in our regular ramble through the pensions undergrowth.

(Running time: 24 mins 36 secs)

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22 August 2007 - Lib Dems on Pensions Radio

In this interview we talk with Danny Alexander about the growing disparity between public sector and private sector pensions; the generosity of MP’s pensions these days; the need for a decent basic state pension that would provide a subsistence level income for all and would not act as a disincentive to saving as the current means-tested handouts do; and also about the Lib Dems’ idea that we should have a Turner-style review of public sector pensions.

(Running time: 28 mins 45 secs)

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9 August 2007 - The end-game for DB

This time we have recorded the latest in our pensions interviews in the Financial Times offices where Stephen Ballard and I are joined by Gill Wadsworth, the editor of Pensions Week. Gill is known for her forthright views on pension issues as any of you who have read her weekly leader column in Pensions Week will know. In this podcast we’re talking about all things occupational and in particular the changing and challenging roles of pension scheme trustees these days.

(Running time: 25 mins 45 secs)

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25 July 2007 - Waterson on Pension Radio

Today’s podcast is a great start to the new series. Nigel Waterson, the Shadow Minister for Work and Pensions and Conservative front bench spokesman on pensions, joins me and Stephen Ballard in a relaxed chat about Personal Accounts, means-testing, the need for political consensus, the Age-75 rule and pension heritability amongst other things.

(Running time: 24 mins 3 secs)

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3 July 2007 - New Ministers, same problems

It’s all change at the top with the [practically] annual tradition of new ministers replacing the old ones. This time it’s happened after the pension legislation has left the station and is on course for its destination; the 2012 launch of the proposed national scheme of personal accounts.

(Running time: 13 mins 10 secs)

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13 June 2007 - The Gathering Storm

Me rambling on about the need for our government to build a pension system that treats people fairly. A strange thing to have to ask when you think about it, but there you are…

(Running time: 13 mins 28 secs)

Note:The Telegraph article referred to is from Monday, 11 June 2007.

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1 June 2007 - What’s the point?

Steve Bee, our Head of Pensions Strategy, talks about the response from the Government to his petition on the Downing Street website.

(Running time: 7 mins 14 secs)

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