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Workplace Pensions

May, 2017

The Workplace Pensions special report, published in The Times, investigates the UK’s retirement conundrum of ensuring people save enough to be comfortable in later life. The report covers pension auto-enrolment, how Lifetime ISAs could undermine the success of new provisions and lessons from the BHS pension scandal


People are living longer than ever before, and yet the state pension age has remained stagnant at 65 for men (and lower for women) for years. However, the cost of retirement has surged as pension costs for the Treasury followed the same trajectory as life expectancy, which has increased by more than a decade over the past 50 years. This infographic tracks the path to state pension age and retirement time, how UK workers see their retirement and reasons people will continue to work past retirement age