Prospect's pensions officers blog about the issues that exercise their minds.
You'd think the new State Pension introduced in April would give us some certainty about the future of state pensions, and chance for a breather.
The below was first published on Prospect's EU Matters website. The scaremongering has continued on both sides of the EU Referendum debate and, as ever, it is difficult to know where the truth lies. I’ll offer an opinion on what Brexit could mean for pension funds in the short term. ...
A couple of weeks ago the Office for National Statistics published a useful document on trade union density .
I posted previously about British Steel/Tata and the impact their pension deficit is having on the ongoing viability of the company and its ability to find buyers.
Treasury has published statistics on the numbers of people accessing defined contribution pots since the freedoms were implemented and how much of these savings has been taken. For fans of huge reams of statistics and annexes and analysis, the document will come as a bit of a disappointment. In fact...