UK - The crisis affecting occupational pension schemes is discussed in a new book by economics lecturer Martin Sullivan.
Understanding Pensions argues that the real pension problems lie with private pensions and not state provision.
Sullivan, a senior lecturer at the University of the West of England, said:
“The state pension schemes are sustainable, but private schemes provided by employers and insurance companies are in deep trouble.
“Consequently, government suggestions that private pension saving can fill the gap left by an increasingly stingy state pension are unrealistic.”
Understanding Pensions, published by Routledge, costs £65.
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