Resolving the UK’s retirement conundrum

Lady researching retirement

Ensuring people save enough for a comfortable retirement is a taxing problem which continues to vex government, employers, employees and the self-employed

Retirement: more people are saving, but too little

Saving for retirement

The automatic enrolment of workers into a workplace pension scheme may be heralded as a success, but current savings fall below the level needed to provide an adequate retirement income

Can we learn lessons from BHS scandal?

BHS pension crisis

The collapse of BHS has prompted pension trustees, companies and regulators to ask how defined benefit schemes can be protected

Are we putting too much trust in pension trustees?

Pension trustees

Pressure to raise standards among pension trustees is growing amid concern that their role is becoming increasingly difficult

Early retirement a thing of the past for UK’s 65 year olds

With disappointing pension payments, more people in the UK are working beyond the age of 65, making early retirement for many a thing of the past

UK pension schemes are playing catch-up

Compared with pension schemes around the world, the UK has some catching up to do, notably in reducing administration costs and increasing returns to members

Brexit shock wave hits pension investors

The full impact of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union has still to be felt, but uncertainty continues to affect pension investments as challenging times may lie ahead

How tech can boost pension saving

Digital technology offers a route to boosting engagement with saving for retirement to a reluctant public who unfortunately turn off at the mention of pension schemes