Articles tagged "pensions"

  • Last updated: 31/03/2015 - 12:48
    Article by Michael Trudeau

    When chancellor George Osborne took the stage in parliament on 19 March 2014, firms and journalists alike shrugged and prepared themselves for 'more of the same'.

  • Question marks
    Last updated: 10/04/2015 - 12:09
    Article by Rachel Lacey

    From 6 April, you can do what you want with your pension savings. Here, we weigh up the three main options.

  • Pension on calculator
    Last updated: 09/03/2015 - 15:53
    News by Michael Trudeau

    Huge swathes of the British population have no knowledge of the upcoming pension reforms, despite the new freedoms coming into play less than a month from today.

  • April
    Last updated: 01/04/2015 - 10:48
    Article by Jeff Prestridge

    It is less than a week before the new tax year kicks in. For savers, 6 April will not only herald the start of a new tax year and fresh tax-friendly allowances but a sparkling new pensions dawn.

  • Pension piggy bank
    Last updated: 26/02/2015 - 13:56
    News by Rachel Lacey

    Almost six in 10 workers are now saving for their retirement with occupational pensions according to the latest data from ONS. The figure hit 59% in 2014, up from 50% in 2013.

  • April 6
    Last updated: 24/02/2015 - 17:08
    News by Mark King

    Leading players in the pensions industry are warning the government that the sector is "not ready" for the new pensions freedoms being introduced on 6 April 2015.

  • Time to retire
    Last updated: 24/02/2015 - 16:24
    News by Faith Glasgow

    People face working two extra years to make up for shortfalls in pension contributions resulting from the failure of wage growth to keep pace with inflation over recent years, according to retirement specialist MGM Advantage.

  • Pension piggy bank
    Last updated: 19/02/2015 - 11:54
    News by Mark King

    Two thirds of people contributing to a workplace pension scheme do not know which funds they are invested in, while close to a fifth have no idea what percentage of their salary they contribute to their pension.

  • Apples
    Last updated: 18/02/2015 - 10:28
    News by Rachel Lacey

    Hargreaves Lansdown has revealed details of its new low-cost income drawdown plan which will launch when the new pension freedoms are introduced on April 6.

  • Stealing money
    Last updated: 17/02/2015 - 17:14
    Article by Ceri Jones

    From 6 April new pension freedoms mean savers will have full access to their pension pots from age 55. But, as Ceri Jones reveals, it's not just consumers who are cheering - so too are the fraudsters.