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Nottingham’s marketing and communications manager Clare Baker got more excitement than she’d bargained for after travelling home to Lincolnshire last Tuesday night.

An hour after she turned off her bedroom light, Baker found her Grantham home was at the epicentre of the UK’s biggest earthquake since 1984.

“I was awoken by a loud rumbling noise and thought the council had start-ed construction work,” the shaken but not stirred Baker told Mole.

Baker is getting married in a few months and hopes to feel the earth move on numerous occasions during and after her honeymoon, Mole is told. Crumbs.


Confidence in economy falls

Britons’ confidence in the UK economy is at its lowest level since 1994, research by GfK NOP shows. Its confidence data has fallen four points to minus 17.

The month at a glance

On Wednesday 21 February Gordon Brown celebrated his 57th birthday and his first as prime minister. To mark the occasion the nation clubbed together to give him a bank of his very own

Keep at arms length, Darling

Adrian Coles, director general of the Building Societies Association, shares his thoughts and concerns about the strategic direction of Northern Rock under the Sandler regime

Enterprise launches expansion websites

Enterprise Group is launching four websites in the coming weeks to mark its expansion as a technology based loan and mortgage distributor.EDGEv2 was the first site to go live and has received a strong response with over 9,000 brokers registering since November. Enterprise Finance, the secured, bridging and commercial arm of the group is the […]

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Guide: how to… communicate with your pension members

Effective communication of your pension scheme is a large part of getting auto-enrolment right. Delivering the same message to all employees is not necessarily the way to go. To assist you with the communication of your pension scheme, we have provided some key areas to think about, such as:

  • What to consider when segmenting your workforce
  • How to communicate to pension scheme members at the right time in their member lifecycle
  • What topics you should be discussing with your pension members
  • The new pension freedoms and the importance of communicating them


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