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Pensions blog

Pensions blog

Prospect's pensions officers blog about the issues that exercise their minds.


Public sector pension costs are not soaring!

There has been further recent press coverage (in the Sunday Times (£) and the Daily Mail) about the cost of public sector pension schemes.


Stack of pension coins declining in size

Is State Pension Age changing?

When is an increase in State Pension Age not an increase in State Pension Age? When it is announced by a Government that doesn’t have a majority.


Brexit Scrabble

What could Brexit mean for your pension?

Brexit will impact us in many different ways but will it have a significant impact on our pensions in retirement?


money maze

Pension equality for same sex couples?

A landmark ruling by the Supreme Court on 12 July found in favour of a businessman who argued for equal pension benefits for his husband.


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More about cashing in pension benefits (or not!)

I wrote earlier in the year about the issue of cashing in final salary pension benefits and there have been some developments since then that are worth catching up on.

Latest pensions documents


Prospect Response Civil Service DC Pensions Provider Consultation   info
Response to Cabinet Office's consultation on the appoint Legal & General as the sole provider for Civil Service's defined contribution pension schemes.

Prospect submission to Pension Freedoms inquiry   info
Submission to Work and Pensions Select Committee Inquiry into pension freedoms.

Prospect submission on defined contribution arrangements to NDA Pension Forum   info
Prospect submission on defined contribution arrangements to NDA Pension Forum

Pension Training Plan   info
Pension Training Plan 2018

Prospect submission to consultation on Retirement Outcomes Review   info
Prospect submission to consultation on FCA's interim report on Retirement Outcomes Review.