UK - Prime minister Tony Blair is making pensions a top priority in the run up to the next general election.
Blair set out out seven key challenges to Labour Party staff and said he wanted to promote retirement as “an opportunity and not a threat”.
And he confirmed that Labour would publish a forward policy statement on pensions within the next six months.
Life expectancy in the UK saw no improvement between 2015 and 2017 as the number of people aged over 90 hit a record high, latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data reveals.
Self-administered pension funds spent £14bn on payments to pensioners in Q2 2018, but only received £11.4bn of contributions (net of refunds), latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data reveals.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has named the 17 members of its inaugural policy board after a competitive application process with 60 candidates.