Prospect's pensions officers blog about the issues that exercise their minds.
Prospect has just responded to the Department for Work and Pensions’ consultation on Security and Sustainability of Defined Benefit Pension Schemes.
If all the support that parents gave their children in getting on the property ladder was added together, the "Bank of Mum and Dad" (let's call it BoMaD) would be equivalent to the ninth biggest property lender in the country.
I’ve seen enough manifestos, heard enough politicians’ speeches and pored over enough announcements and consultations to unfortunately have to adopt a cynical approach.
It’s a truth universally acknowledged, that a Chancellor with a hole in his fiscal plans must be thinking of a raid on pension tax relief.
Jeremy Corbyn has raised the issue of life expectancy and been pilloried for daring to suggest that, on average, this is reducing.