UK - UK - Government long term targets for boosting pension provision in the private market and reducing the burden on state provision are unlikely to be achieved, claims the Pensions Policy Institute.
The PPI was referring to the government aim to switch current provision from 60% state and 40% private to 60% private and 40% state. Research based on macro and micro-economic analysis shows the state...
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