pension

One million workers at risk of hefty stealth tax charges that punish successful pension saving and investing

One million workers are at risk of breaching the pensions lifetime allowance limit, triggering hefty taxes, research from the mutual insurer Royal London shows.

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Doctors to sue government for age discrimination over pension changes

Doctors are suing the government for changes made to their pension scheme that will make them worse off in retirement.

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Win £1,000: Take the Great British Retirement Survey

Take part in our new survey and you could be in with a chance of winning £1,000 or one of five £100 shopping vouchers.

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New job, old pension? It’s time to review the situation

Evaluating your pension may be the last thing on your mind when changing jobs. But new schemes can offer both opportunities and drawbacks. Here are the key questions to ask yourself and your new employer.

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Can we get more for an unclaimed pension?

This is likely to be a matter of the pension contract which is in place. As a matter of course, Abbey Life should pay the death benefits based on the pension value at the date of death.

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Bosses who recklessly mismanage workers' pensions face up to seven years in jail

Company bosses who recklessly mismanage pension funds could face up to seven years in prison under new plans being set out by work and pensions secretary Amber Rudd MP.

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Over-55 pension savers overtaxed by £400 million - here's how to avoid being stung

The number of pension savers being hit with a tax bill on pension lump sum withdrawals has continued to grow.

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Pension dashboard providers must be forced to put savers first ahead of their own profits

Concerns have been raised that private pension dashboard providers may push users to take inappropriate action. 

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Pension withdrawals hit a record low as over-55s show 'restraint' amid struggling stock markets

Over-55s have taken progressively less and less money via pension freedoms, and new HMRC figures show withdrawals have reached a record low.

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