UK - Actuaries are warning the government that any drop in the UK birth-rate will have long-term implications for pension costs.
The Actuarial Profession’s report – More Babies? Who Needs Them? – says Italy is paying first -time mothers £700 each to encourage baby numbers back towards the population replacement level of two.
And it believes it is time the UK government reviewed its policies towards families and raising children.
Most people think it is right that savers take responsibility to protect from pension scams.
More than 100,000 savers face being landed with huge tax bills following tiny uplifts to their pension, a Freedom of Information (FOI) reply has revealed.
Alan Pickering says politicians should have the freedom to redefine what is meant by 'absolute'