Ministers must 'take urgent action' to close gender pensions gap

TUC research finds over a million female employees ineligible for a workplace pension

Martin Richmond
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Ministers must 'take urgent action' to close gender pensions gap

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has warned “government action is needed” to close the gender pensions gap at a faster rate as research shows this year’s gap is the highest since 2015-16.

Research by the TUC revealed women are twice as likely to not be contributing towards a workplace pension under the current auto-enrolment (AE) provisions. Its analysis found around one in nine wom...

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