State Pension

Will State Pension Age Keep On Rising?

Chris Ball | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK
Chris Ball

The UK state pension age (SPA) could increase to 70 by as early as 2057 if the government follows the recommendations set out in John Cridland's revie...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Are You In Or Out?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Monday 14 January 2013... 1) ARE YOU IN OR OUT? The prime minister David Cameron has been on the Today progra...

Pension Age To Be Linked To Rising Life Expectancy

Financial Times | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK Politics

Britons will have to wait longer to receive a state pension under a government plan that will see future increases in pension age linked to fast-risin...

Active Ageing: Time to Match Words With Deeds

Chris Ball | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Politics
Chris Ball

Today is Older People's Day - a welcome celebration of the contribution that older people make to society. There will be much written, and still more done, to underline the importance of building bonds and relationships between people of all ages. Less, however, might be said about the issue of 'active ageing', what it means to older people and how we might achieve it.