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UK employment rate hits record high
Unemployment is at its lowest since 1974, according to government figures.
Amber Rudd appointed work and pensions secretary - the fifth since March 2016
Amber Rudd (pictured above) has replaced Esther McVey as secretary of state for work and pensions, becoming the fifth person…
Esther McVey backs pensions dashboard - if run by industry
Pension savers will be pleased to hear that the government has finally committed to the so-called pensions dashboard.
Power of attorney blocked by major banks
Banks are making life difficult for people acting as attorneys and are often inconsistent in the advice they give, according…
Fresh consultation into pensions cold-calling ban launched
The government has announced that it is to conduct a ‘technical consultation’ on its proposed ban on pensions cold calling.
Pensions experts dismayed by report that pensions dashboard could be scrapped
Pension experts have reacted angrily to a report that the long-awaited pensions dashboard could be scrapped. The…
Happy 70th birthday, state pension... though it's a muted celebration
Today marks the 70th birthday of the basic state pension.Before 5 July 1948, contributory ‘old age pensions’ were paid…
Workplace pensions: more people are saving but not as much cash as before
Government data shows a 5% increase in the total amount being saved in workplace pensions, but average savings levels fall to…