Tag: Pensions

OFT calls for reform of DC pension schemes

What does it mean for pension savers? The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has proposed a series of reforms to defined contribution (DC) pension schemes, in what is expected to be a radical shake-up of the £275bn DC pension market.

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Saving into a pension: what do you need to know?

People can be put off the idea of starting a pension for many different reasons with less than a third of UK adults currently saving for their retirement. However, pensions aren’t just for older people. It doesn’t matter whether you’re … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner-Meyern Categories: Environment, Finance, Industry News, Latest News, Pensions, Savings, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , Comments Off on Saving into a pension: what do you need to know?

Pensioners fall further into debt

The UK’s retired population is struggling to survive on their pension income, according to a recent survey by Age UK.

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Pensions hit by market downfall

Pension incomes have fallen by 14% compared with the start of the year due to market turmoil.

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One in three do not have a pension

According to a new study, only one in three people employed within the UK (or nearly 15 million workers) said that they do not have a private or company pension – meaning that they will rely on the state pension … Continue reading

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Finance Tags: , , 6 Comments