03
Jun

UK adults in favour of increasing auto-enrolment contributions

The majority (71%) of UK adults believe the government should set out a plan to increase the minimum auto-enrolment pension contribution rate.
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30
May

Royal London named ‘most-recommended’ pension provider

Royal London has been named the most recommended and preferred pension provider by advisers, according to Defaqto’s pension-service review 2024.
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30
May

Almost a third of UK adults unaware of old pension pots

Almost a third of adults in the UK suspect that they may have a pension pot that they are either unaware of or have not considered before.
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30
May

Ageism most commonly experienced at work, study finds

People in their 50s and 60s experience ageism most commonly at work, according to research from the Centre for Ageing Better. Half of adults aged over 50 in England have experienced age discrimination in the last year.
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30
May

U.K. pensions minister: 'A lot of people are uninformed' about retirement planning

Wider retirement planning in the U.K. is still impacted by issues of individual participants' grasp of their own funding positions, Paul Maynard, U.K. minister for pensions, said in an interview.
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30
May

8 in 10 young workers want a single pension pot for life

Younger people are in favour of government plans for a pension pot for life, a new survey reveals.
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30
May

New Data Reveals the Top Mental Health Challenges Facing UK Employers

Leading workplace well-being consultancy and counselling service, TERC, has analysed data from over 100,000 counselling sessions with UK employees to reveal the mental health and wellness trends facing workplaces across the country right now.
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30
May

To fix the pensions crisis, we must first reduce poverty

Prof Elspeth Webb says raising the pension age will not address the problems created by health inequity and poverty among older people.
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30
May

Gen Z: We Want To Work Less Hours and From Home But Want Career Progression!

According to Statista, in 2022, among the working-age population of the United Kingdom, there were approximately 3.71 million people employed from the Baby Boomer Generation, followed by 11.4 million Gen X employed, 12.2 million Millennials, and 4.3 million Gen Z.
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30
May

Almost half of working adults have changed retirement plans

Almost half (49%) of working adults have changed their retirement plans because of the cost-of-living crisis, a new study has shown.
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29
May

Scrap WFH, WFP instead: Working from a pub is 40% cheaper than a coworking space

Remote workers could save up to 40% by choosing to work in a pub, rather than a coworking space, a new study has revealed.
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29
May

UK workers seeking more pension help from their employer

Less than half of UK employees think their employer cares about their financial wellbeing, new research by My Pension Expert has revealed. Article source: HR News
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20
May

Why work in the pensions profession?

When deciding on a career path, it is widely recognised that certain factors must be taken into account.
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01
May

Upturn in Pension Confidence and its implications for the Pension Industry

Research has found that the British public now has a more positive perspective on their retirement prospects for the first time this year. This article explores the positive trends in pension confidence.
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17
Apr

Envision Your Retirement Oasis: How Daydreaming Can Inspire Saving

New research suggests visualising your ideal retirement is crucial for midlifers to maintain long-term saving motivation.
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