Monthly Archives: September 2015

Three Explanations Why Women Would Be Hard-Hit By The Flat-Rate State Pension

Sep 22, 2015 |

State pension changes promise to bring equality for women in state pensions. However, the new state pension propositions would not even guarantee the full flat rate of £155 weekly rates for women. There are three explanations from the government: Fewer Women Ever Reach Pension Age Most women will not reach the state pension age over […more]

Retiree Pension Deficits To Blame For Lacking UK Worker Pay Rises

Sep 15, 2015 |

Retiree Pension Deficits To Blame For Lacking UK Worker Pay Rises The last time UK companies raised employee salaries one can barely remember. But no one might guess pension deficits as primary suspects for the non-existent raise expected post-economic growth. According to research results published by the Resolution Foundation, companies with huge amounts of pension […more]

Workers Are Still Denied Pension Freedoms

Sep 7, 2015 |

UK employers are still not offering pension scheme members flexible access to their retirement pots. Misinformed employees are at risk of exposure to inadequate investment strategies. New research suggests that those over 55 years old now have the freedom to get their pension savings at any time. Though at very high taxes when taken earlier, […more]