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Quarter of higher rate taxpayers lack pension

Nearly one in four higher rate taxpayers is failing to save into a pension scheme, according to research from the insurer Prudential. This is despite the fact that such people enjoy more favourable relief on their pensions contributions than those who pay the basic 20 per cent rate.

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Women could see their pension income increase by up to 8 per cent from December after the Revenue confirmed EU gender neutrality rules will apply to the rates used to calculate the maximum amount of income a female can take each year from a capped income drawdown pension.

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Pensions Minister Steve Webb has urged companies that charge excessive fees to offer members fairer terms, it was reported today.

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Number in pensions schemes falls

The number of Britons in occupational pension schemes fell to 8.3 million in 2010, the lowest level since the 1950s, according to the Office for National Statistics.

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Hidden charges are ravaging people's pension pots while finance firms are misleading savers about the effect of fees, a leading think-tank warns today.

Government outlines plans to improve pension portability

The Government outlined plans today to make it easier for people to take their work pension with them when they change jobs.

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