NHS probe launched on effects of raised pensions age

Arvind Hickman, 24 Jun 2013

The Working Longer Review – a group of NHS employers, trade unions and health officials – has launched...


Over half of businesses 'unprepared' for auto-enrolment

Tom Newcombe, 18 Jun 2013

Employers are being urged to start preparing for auto-enrolment 18 months before their staging date....


UK pension saving hits 'all-time low'

Tom Newcombe, 03 Jun 2013

The number of people saving for retirement has hit an "all-time low", according to the annual Scottish...

UK welcomes EU rethink on 'damaging' plans for solvency II pensions rules

Tom Newcombe, 29 May 2013

European regulators have dropped a bid to make pension funds subject to the same capital rules as banks...

Contributing to employees' pensions pot is key to auto-enrolment, says NEST

Tom Newcombe, 21 May 2013

Employer contributions are key to staff staying opted in to their auto-enrolment scheme, according to...

Government announces clampdown on pension charges

Tom Newcombe, 13 May 2013

The Government has announced a plan to protect consumers by tackling high and inappropriate pension charges....

Unite challenges Axa over plans to cut final salary pension scheme

Tom Newcombe, 30 Apr 2013

Financial services firm Axa has announced plans to close its defined benefit pension scheme and transfer...

MPs call for single regulator for workplace pensions

Tom Newcombe, 25 Apr 2013

MPs have called for workplace pensions governance to be overseen by a single regulatory body, in a report...

'Reckless' EU pensions rules could cost UK businesses £450 billion

Tom Newcombe, 10 Apr 2013

European pension proposals that will force employers to make bigger contributions could increase UK pension...

Children of the 80s wake up to pensions

Tom Newcombe, 08 Apr 2013

Young workers born in the 1980s are more "switched on" to pensions than older colleagues and plan to...

Public sector pensions funding gap "set to double"

Tom Newcombe, 02 Apr 2013

Taxpayers face paying even more to subsidise public sector pensions than previously believed, a new study...

Government launches consultation on proposed improvement to automatic enrolment

Tom Newcombe, 27 Mar 2013

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a consultation to improve the automatic-enrolment...

Video: Key changes in workplace pension reforms

HR Editorial, 21 Mar 2013

View our latest video on HRTV where HR technology provider ADP outlines key changes in workplace pension...

Increase in the number of women working past the age of 60, IFS finds

Tom Newcombe, 08 Mar 2013

More women are working past the age of 60 because of the raising of the state pension age, according...

Auto-enrolment could be the Government policy that succeeds and is popular, says pensions minister

Sian Harrington, 06 Mar 2013

Early feedback to the first phase of auto-enrolment has been “stunning” according to pensions minister...

UK employees still to be convinced on pension saving as challenging times hit hard, Aviva reports

Tom Newcombe, 27 Feb 2013

UK employees remain undecided on retirement saving despite growing awareness of the government reforms,...

Membership of workplace pension schemes falls to lowest level in 15 years

Tom Newcombe, 25 Feb 2013

Membership of workplace pensions schemes has fallen for the 11th year in succession to 46%, a 15-year...

UK workers face 12 years of hardship in retirement after savings run out, HSBC warns

Tom Newcombe, 20 Feb 2013

Today's workers will run out of savings just seven years into their retirement, according to a report...

Pension reforms will give more incentive for low-paid workers to save, says DWP

Tom Newcombe, 15 Feb 2013

The Government's state pension reforms will work with automatic enrolment rules to boost pension saving...

Regulators warn against pension cash "predators"

Tom Newcombe, 14 Feb 2013

Regulators and Government bodies are launching a crackdown on pension "predators" who tempt people to...

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