Government publishes self-employed pensions paper

The Government has released a paper setting out its plans to trial pension savings among the self-employed. The paper confirms that the Department for Work and Pensions will begin a trialling and research programme starting from winter 2018, in partnership with...

Quarter of over-50s don’t know state pension age

Many people who are nearing retirement are unaware of recent changes to their state pension age, according to a survey. Research conducted by YouGov on behalf of Age UK found that 24% of people aged 50-64 don't know what their state pension age is, and 52% of those...

First pensions dashboard expected in 2019

The Government has published plans to create online pensions dashboards, with the first stage expected in 2019. The plans proposed by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) say multiple dashboards will then be introduced in the following years. Pensions...

1 in 3 pension savers ‘not confident’ about retirement

Many people nearing retirement lack confidence when it comes to their pension savings, a report by LV= shows. The survey of 8,529 people found that 33% who plan to retire in the next five years fear they don't have enough funds to live on, and 28% don't know how much...

Retirees ‘not fazed’ by market volatility

Most retired people are choosing to keep their pension savings invested in the same place, despite worries about volatile market conditions. Research by Aegon found that 43% of retirees are concerned about the impact of current market conditions on the sustainability...