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COVID-19 highlights need for financial resilience among savers
The majority of UK adults believe that having easy access to savings is just as important as having funds to fall back on in the first place, following the COVID-19 outbreak.
5th August 2020
World's first 'Net Zero Investment Framework' launched
A coalition of institutional investors with more than $16trn (£12trn) in assets under management has today launched the first-ever practical blueprint to help investors deliver net-zero emissions globally by 2050.
5th August 2020
FTSE 350 pension deficit rises by £13bn in one month
The combined accounting deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes at the UK's 350 largest listed companies has increased by £13bn in one month, new data from Mercer shows.
4th August 2020
Fifth of over-50s' retirement plans hit by COVID-19
Almost a fifth of UK adults aged 50 and over believe that the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted their retirement plans, or may do, a new study by Co-op Insurance has uncovered.
24th July 2020
COVID-19 set to wipe £90bn off pension scheme liabilities
The coronavirus pandemic could reduce the liabilities of define benefit (DB) pension schemes in the UK by up to £90bn, forecasts by the XPS Pensions Group suggest.
23rd July 2020
UK employers to be reimbursed pension contributions
UK employers will be reimbursed for pension contributions this year under a new £2bn 'Kickstart' scheme unveiled in chancellor Rishi Sunak's summer economic update today.
8th July 2020
Campaign launched to shift UK's £3trn pension pot into sustainable investments
A new campaign has been launched today to help transfer the UK's £3trn pension pot into sustainable investments by giving millions of savers more voice and choice in how their money is invested.
30th June 2020
Pensions Regulator sets out ground rules for superfund landscape
The Pensions Regulator is calling for “stringent” standards and a robust regulatory framework for defined benefit (DB) pension “superfunds” ahead of forthcoming legislation.
24th June 2020
UK workplace pension saving hits new heights
The number of UK employees saving for retirement through a workplace pension has skyrocketed since automatic enrolment came into effect eight years ago.
22nd June 2020
Workplace pension income rises by more than a third
Income from workplace pensions in the UK has risen by more than third in just 10 years, analysis by financial services firm Equiniti has revealed.
10th June 2020