More than half a million low-paid workers could lose out on thousands of pounds in employer pension contributions if the government increases the auto-enrolment earnings trigger, unions have claimed.
The Trades Union Congress said 80% of those affected would be low-earning women. Employers and employees will pay contributions on earnings above £5,564, but only if staff earn above £8,105. However,...
Former home secretary Amber Rudd is to return to the cabinet as work and pensions secretary after the resignation of Esther McVey.
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There have been a total of 15 ministers responsible for pensions since 1997. Here is the list in full.