UK pension system jumps to ninth in global rankings

Britain joins leading Scandinavian countries with high adequacy scores

Hope William-Smith
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The UK jumped from 15th in 2020 to ninth in the 2021 rankings
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The UK jumped from 15th in 2020 to ninth in the 2021 rankings

The UK has jumped six places in an international analysis of pension scheme systems to join the world’s top ten leading nations on retirement.

The 2021 Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index compared 43 retirement systems across the world which were graded on an A-to-D scale and ranked accordingly. The rankings for the index, which ...

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