Category - retirement

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • March 20, 2014

    The budget announced by UK chancellor George Osborne has been widely reported as appealing to pensioners and savers. Some measures, such as pensioner bonds, will indeed help sizeable numbers of older people. Yet for many people over retirement age, it is will not be good news overall.

  • December 5, 2013

    Pension age will keep rising, UK chancellor George Osborne announced in his autumn statement today (5 December 2013). Young people now finishing their education will probably have to wait until they are in their 70s. This will have a devastating effect on some areas and sections of society.

  • October 25, 2012

    People over retirement age should be required to do community work or lose some of their pension, urged former Benefits Agency head Lord Bichard.

  • April 15, 2012

    Britain’s housing market is failing to meet the needs of older people - despite a rapidly ageing population and a growing demand for retirement housing, says a new report from Shelter.