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Three-quarters of UK pension schemes set to use contingency funding
Three in four defined benefit (DB) pension schemes in the UK are set to use contingency funding to manage their risks amid significant changes to the economic and regulatory environment.
Friday 26th March 2021
Over-50s see finances hit by COVID-19
Two-fifths of working adults aged 50 and over in the UK are worse off financially due to COVID-19, while almost half have seen their job and income impacted.
Wednesday 24th February 2021
Quarter of UK adults report low financial resilience
One-quarter of UK adults are suffering with over-indebtedness, few savings or low or erratic earnings, a survey by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found.
Wednesday 17th February 2021
Vast majority of UK retirees still failing to prioritise social care
Just 7% of UK retirees view planning for social care costs as a financial priority, while only 1% see it as their most important consideration, a recent survey by Aegon has uncovered.
Monday 8th February 2021
Fifth of UK workers think they will never retire
Almost one in five UK workers now believe that they will never retire, up from one in seven three years ago, new research has uncovered.
Friday 5th February 2021
Equity in UK homes tops £600bn for first time
More than £600bn of equity was available for release in UK homes in the final quarter of last year, breaking all previous records and up £15bn on the previous three months.
Thursday 4th February 2021
New economic framework needed to protect nature, review finds
The world must rethink how it measures economic success to ensure that humanity's demands on nature meet supply, an independent review on global biodiversity has concluded today.
Tuesday 2nd February 2021
UK government opens flood insurance consultation
The UK government has today opened a consultation into proposals that could see households enjoy cheaper insurance premiums for installing flood barriers, air brick covers and other flood resilience measures.
Monday 1st February 2021
Motor insurance prices fall to four-year low
The average price of motor insurance fell to a four year-low in the UK last year, according to data from the Association of British of Insurers (ABI).
Monday 1st February 2021
Most savers lack sufficient pension support, poll finds
Almost nine in 10 UK workers do not feel that they get the support they need around pension planning from their existing employer, scheme or provider, a recent survey has found.
Tuesday 26th January 2021