Pension Reform

Scrap Pension Relief - Help Cut the Deficit and Increase the State Pension

Joseph Finlay | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Politics
Joseph Finlay

Pension relief is one of the most common (and government-sanctioned ways) to avoid tax. Limiting it (especially if other exemptions and loopholes were also altered) could lead to further knock on gains for the public purse as higher earners find fewer simple ways to avoid taxation at their disposal.

25 Going On 65

PA | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK

The next generation face being in their 50s before they have paid off their student loans and in their 60s before they are mortgage free, research sug...

'Automatic Pension' Scheme Underway

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Politics

A landmark scheme to automatically place millions of people into workplace pensions is now under way, in what is hailed as the biggest pensions revolu...

More Public Sector Workers Strikes And Protests Threatened

PA | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK

The government is on a fresh collision course with public sector workers over its controversial pension reforms after more industrial action was calle...

Will Pension Reforms be a Success?

Raconteur Media | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK
Raconteur Media

A pensions shake-up is about to hit employers throughout the UK. Stephanie Hawthorne examines the legal requirements and asks are employers ready to join the revolution?

Protests And Strikes Against Pension Reforms

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK

The government has insisted that the pension deal offered to teachers is "as good as it gets" as thousands of teachers and lecturers prepare to stage ...

Doctors Consider Striking Over Pension Reforms

PA | Posted 25.02.2012 | UK Politics

Doctors' leaders are meeting to consider their next move in the bitter row over the government's controversial pension reforms, including the possibil...

Teachers' Union To Issue Legal Challenge Over Pension Reform

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A leading teachers' union is to issue a legal challenge to the government over its controversial pension reforms in a fresh blow to ministers' hopes o...

PM Warns On 'Apartheid' Pension System

PA | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Politics

Britain could end up with an "apartheid" pension system unless reforms are pushed through in the teeth of trade union opposition, David Cameron said. ...

Women 'Hardest Hit By Government's Public Sector Pension Reforms'

PA | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Politics

Women are the biggest group to be hit by the Government's controversial reforms of public sector pensions which has sparked the threat of a strike by ...

Trade Union Leaders On Six Figure Salaries

Felicity Morse | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Politics

The six figure salaries of Trade Union bosses were revealed in the wake of mass walk-out threats protesting against spending cuts and strikes over pen...

Public Sector Pension Rises 'Will Lead To Strikes'

Huffington Post UK | Rob Smith | Posted 27.09.2011 | UK Politics

Unions have reacted angrily to to plans by the government that could see public sector workers pay up to £3,000 a year more to keep up their pension ...