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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
Ransomware attacks soar 25% during COVID-19 crisis
Ransomware cyber attacks increased by 25% worldwide in the first quarter of this year compared to the final three months of 2019, based on incidents reported to Beazley Breach Response (BBR) Services.
9th June 2020
Sharing the load in pension provision
Simon Eagle looks at developments in the provision of collective defined contribution pensions in the UK
4th June 2020
Striking a balance at the PPF
Stephen Wilcox explains how the PPF manages risks so it can protect millions of members of UK defined benefit pension schemes
4th June 2020