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Pension thinktank aims to aid public

A new pensions thinktank has been launched to research retirement provision and improve public understanding of pensions issues.

The Pensions Policy Institute is chaired by Royal London director and Aon principal and actuary Tom Ross and aims to find ways of providing better information on pensions and encourage a new framework for long term pension planning.

Former Swiss Re head of strategy Alison O’Connell has been appointed as its first director.

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