The Work and Pensions Committee has launched a wide-ranging inquiry to examine whether the UK welfare and pension systems adequately support the growing numbers of self-employed and gig economy workers, and how it might be adapted to suit their needs.
The inquiry will look at areas including Universal Credit and other working-age benefits, pensions, and labour market participation. The so-called 'gig economy' has come to prominence over recent months...
As the government's review into AE kicks off, how should the policy progress post-staging? James Phillips explores the industry view
David Brooks says consolidation is not the only option for DB schemes
This week's top stories include a Treasury letter confirming no changes to pensions tax relief in the near future, and Frank Field questioning the level of benefits promised to BHS members.
Catherine Howarth looks at what issues the auto-enrolment consultation should focus on