Category - pensions

  • October 28, 2017

     Age UK is calling for a Career MOT at 50, to help people take stock and plan for their later working lives and retirement. 

  • October 10, 2017

    Six in ten workers in industries such as hospitality and agriculture are not paying into a pension.

  • June 14, 2017

    Quakers in Britain are supporting a judicial review being brought today before the UK courts against the government's controversial new guidance banning local councils from making ethical choices in their pensions investments.

  • February 2, 2017

    There is insufficient evidence to suggest that older people’s pensions are weighing on the wages or pension benefits of young workers, says a new briefing published by the TUC yesterday.

  • October 5, 2016

    More than a quarter of a million pension savers a year are being left to “fend for themselves” when it comes to retirement decisions, new TUC analysis has revealed today.

  • September 26, 2016

    New statistics show a record high membership in occupational pensions in Britain. But that is only part of the story, say observers.

  • March 3, 2016

    Women have barely half the pension savings of men, according to a new TUC-sponsored report published on 1 March. The study, carried out by the Pensions Policy Institute, shows that women have, on average, £7,500 in savings in defined contribution schemes, compared to £14,500 for men.

  • June 25, 2015

    A year on from a government review into occupational pensions, the TUC is urging ministers to remove one of the last legal hurdles to equality for same-sex couples.

  • July 21, 2014

    Has George Osborne completely forgotten the banking crisis, or has it just slipped his mind? In an interview on Radio 4 this morning he spoke of his excitement at the new products the financial services industry may invent to sell to people who will soon get access to their pension pots.

  • July 13, 2014

    The hundreds of thousands of public sector workers who joined marches, pickets lines and rallies across England and Wales on 10 July have cast into sharp relief the attitudes of those who would divide us, those who cannot see past their own narrow interests and those who have – to varying degrees – an awareness of the qualities of interrelation, solidarity and the common good which are integral to the civilised functioning of complex modern societies.