Savers will be offered pensions “with expensive, and confusing fees”, following a dramatic climbdown by the pensions minister, Steve Webb, over charges.
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Friday 17 January 2014
This month is the worst for struggling couples but a new initiative aims to ease the pain, reports Simon Read
Thursday 12 September 2013
Third of all workers will see decline in their living standards, warns Government minister
Friday 02 August 2013
Many workers don't qualify, while others are failing to enrol
Thursday 11 July 2013
Analysis shows some in their twenties would have to live until aged 105 to reap any extra benefit
Saturday 18 May 2013
People need to feel that their workplace and retirement savings are a vital life-long asset
Saturday 23 March 2013
Tuesday 29 November 2011
New rules which force firms to arrange pensions for employees will be delayed by a year for some companies, the Department for Work and Pensions admitted yesterday.
Thursday 04 August 2011
Today's 20-year-olds are twice as likely as their parents to reach the age of 100, a new analysis of Britain's rapidly ageing population reveals today.
Wednesday 27 July 2011
Radical plans to create a flat-rate £140-a-week state pension have been strongly supported in a public consultation.
Tuesday 10 May 2011
The Daily Telegraph has been rebuked by the press watchdog after its reporters posed as constituents and secretly recorded Liberal Democrat ministers criticising their Tory coalition partners.
Tuesday 08 March 2011
The basic state pension needs radical reform and cannot be immune from the Coalition Government's welfare shake-up, Iain Duncan Smith will declare today. The Work and Pensions Secretary wants to scrap the pension credit top-up scheme introduced by Labour for over-60s on low incomes and instead give people more incentive to save. The move could be signalled in the Budget on 23 March.
Thursday 27 January 2011
Around 30,000 women will be forced to work for two years longer than they had previously planned because of increases to the state pension age.
Thursday 23 December 2010
Wednesday 22 December 2010
Three Liberal Democrat ministers have criticised the Government's decision to cut child benefit and lifted the lid on tensions between them and their Conservative Coalition partners.
Wednesday 24 November 2010
The cold snap hitting parts of the UK have triggered the first Cold Weather Payments of the winter, the Government announced today.
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