Workers not confident about retirement

Becky Frith, 17 Jul 2015

More then six out of 10 (64%) workers are not confident they will retire at their target age, according...


Budget 2015: Pensions changes could prove 'administration nightmare'

Becky Frith, 09 Jul 2015

Chancellor George Osborne has unveiled proposals to treat pensions more like ISAs in his summer budget...


July budget 2015: What can we expect?

Becky Frith, 08 Jul 2015

Chancellor George Osborne has promised "a laser-like focus" on raising productivity and living standards...

83% of pensioners withdraw all of their savings

Becky Frith, 07 Jul 2015

Four in five people (83%) have chosen to take all of their pension savings in cash, according to customer...

Half of workers confused by pensions lingo

Becky Frith, 06 Jul 2015

Half of employees (50%) find pensions-related terminology ‘complicated and confusing’, according...

Steve Webb: Employers benefit from offering financial education

Jenny Roper, 11 Jun 2015

Companies offering strong pensions education will benefit from smooth employee transitions into retirement,...

Business experts react to election result

Jenny Roper, 11 May 2015

Business experts have reacted to the election result with requests including pensions stability, a sensible...

Pensions compliance ‘crowding out’ other retirement objectives

Katie Jacobs, 08 May 2015

Organisations are neglecting more strategic retirement objectives as they struggle to keep pace with...

UK employees expect to work past 65

Jenny Roper, 23 Apr 2015

Around three in five (61%) UK employees expect to work beyond the traditional retirement age of 65, according...

SMEs lack auto-enrolment confidence

Rebecca Gowler, 08 Apr 2015

UK SMEs lack confidence around pensions and pensions regulation, research from Barclays Corporate & Employer...

Employees plan to increase pensions contributions in light of freedoms

Rebecca Gowler, 08 Apr 2015

Two in five (39%) employees are planning to increase their pensions contributions in response to pensions...

Three in five don't know how much they have saved for retirement

Rebecca Gowler, 31 Mar 2015

Three in five (59%) people aged 65 and under with pension savings have no idea how much they have saved,...

Budget 2015 reaction: Lifetime Allowance reduction ‘unfair and unwise’

Rebecca Gowler, 19 Mar 2015

A pensions expert has branded chancellor George Osborne’s announcement that the pensions Lifetime Allowance...

Budget 2015: Few surprises for businesses

Rebecca Gowler, 18 Mar 2015

The 2015 Budget contained few big surprises for business, with chancellor George Osborne stressing the...

Budget 2015: What will it mean for HR?

Rebecca Gowler, 18 Mar 2015

What will today’s Budget bring? HR magazine quickly runs through what HR and business-related policies...

Employers don’t trust government’s Pension Wise service

Rebecca Gowler, 10 Mar 2015

More than half (51%) of employers do not trust the government’s Pension Wise service to give their...

One in 10 are worried they can’t afford to retire

Rebecca Gowler, 04 Mar 2015

One in 10 people (13%) are worried they will never be able to afford to retire, according to research...

Employers concerned about pensions scams

Rebecca Gowler, 27 Feb 2015

Eight in 10 (84%) employers believe their staff may be at risk from pensions scams when April’s pensions...

A fifth of retirees not ready to give up work

Rebecca Gowler, 20 Feb 2015

Over a fifth (21%) of people planning to retire are not ready to give up working entirely, according...

SMEs putting off auto-enrolment preparation until after the election

Rebecca Gowler, 17 Feb 2015

Small- and medium-sized enterprises are putting off preparing for pensions auto-enrolment until after...

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Best thing since sliced bread: HR at Warburtons

Shining stars: Celebrating 20 years of HR Excellence

Learn a thing or two: Areas of interest for L&D

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