Workers over 50 fear their retirement incomes will be "decimated" by the recession and that they may be forced out of work due to their age, research by Help the Aged and Age Concern reveals.
The charities found around half the 943 respondents (47%) said they were less confident than six months ago that their pension and savings would ensure a comfortable standard of living in retirement. More...
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.
Labour Party plans to renationalise core industries and require the largest listed companies to hand 10% of shares to employees would be a "double whammy" for pensions, business leaders have warned.
A handful of industry heavyweights have begun trialling a so-called 'mid-life MOT', with positive initial results reported by all those involved.