pensions

Revealed: the amount of income pension savers can safely withdraw

Thursday, 19 May 2016 | News

Savers who took advantage of the pension freedoms when they were introduced last April have had a...

Pension dashboard: international lessons learnt

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 | News

Australia, Sweden and the Netherlands have pension dashboards, where savers can see all their pensions in one place, while British savers risk being left in the 'slow lane' unless the UK government takes a more proactive...

No compromise on state pension age for women

Thursday, 12 May 2016 | News

Women whose retirement prospects have been adversely affected by rapid changes to the state pension age have been told that hopes of a compromise solution is not workable.

DWP launches online Pension Tracing Service

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 | News

Government launches website in an effort to help trace £400 million in unclaimed pension savings.

UK pensions 'creaking at the seams'

Tuesday, 10 May 2016 | News

A leading pensions expert has questioned how adequately occupational pension schemes are being managed after the Pensions Regulator and Pension Protection Fund gave evidence to the Department of Work and Pensions Committee...

Beat the £1m lifetime allowance for pensions

Friday, 29 April 2016 | Article

Although the government wants us to save for retirement, it doesn’t want us to save too much.

Pension freedoms used by 230,000 in first year - but demand cools

Friday, 29 April 2016 | News

Almost a quarter of a million savers have taken advantage of the pension freedoms introduced a year ago. Government figures, released yesterday, disclosed that £4.3 billion has been cashed in.

How BHS administration affects staff pensions: what you need to know

Thursday, 28 April 2016 | News

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has started to assess the BHS pension scheme, following the retailer’s collapse this week, in a move that is likely to see it take responsibility for the final salary pensions of some 20,000...

Cost of childcare putting women's pensions at risk

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 | News

Childcare costs could be putting women’s retirement finances at risk, according to the gender equality charity, the Fawcett Society.

Avoid these 10 potential pension slip ups

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 | Article

1. Cashing in pensions ‘just because you can’