One in eight older workers have changed their retirement plans as a result of Covid-19, the Institute for Fiscal Studies says
Thousands of the country’s most financially insecure individuals are remaining in auto-enrolled schemes even if it may not be in their best interests to do so, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) finds.
Covid-19 has presented the ONS with significant problems calculating inflation during lockdown. Latest Institute for Fiscal Studies research examines the challenges faced.
The average age 40 to 54 year-old men and women expect to retire increased between 2006 and 2017 by more than two years, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) says.
Taxes will have to increase after the March Budget if the government plans to honour the spending plans in outlined last year, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned.
Workplace pensions look more like individual savings pots as too much risk is loaded onto members, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) director Paul Johnson warns.
People approaching retirement are "systematically misjudging" their longevity and undervaluing annuities, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) says.
Soon-to-be and recent retirees significantly underestimate their longevity, expecting a lower chance of survival to old age compared to official estimates, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
Movements to equalise the state pension age (SPA) between men and women have led to more than £5bn of extra money for the government, latest analysis reveals.
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) economist James Banks has warned the UK must upgrade the skills of workers and boost productivity to solve the social strains from an ageing population.
Four years of auto-enrolment (AE) has brought more young savers and low earners into workplace pensions, and even doubled membership among people not directly targeted by the policy.
Baroness Jeannie Drake has questioned whether placing more responsibility on individuals amounts to an efficient long-term savings policy.
People born in the 1980s are now more likely to be members of a pension scheme than those born a decade earlier, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
The Resolution Foundation has today launched a commission into intergenerational inequality, focusing on the gap in wages, pensions, and homeownership between generations.
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The biggest stories on PP this week were warnings that decent retirement could mean working until age 85, and the risks to members from pooling the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
The average pensioner's income has risen by more than a fifth since 2002 while working-age incomes remained broadly stagnant at around 2% says the Resolution Foundation.
Pensions will still be the most effective way to save even if higher earners get less tax relief under the chancellor's expected reforms, according to the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS).
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Working longer and sharing risk better would help, says Paul Johnson
The government has been urged to axe the state pension triple lock in light of data showing pensioners have higher average income than working age people for the first time.
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The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has published a scathing review of tax and benefits proposals from the main parties, branding the triple lock "absurd" and tax-relief plans "misguided".