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17 Apr 2019
Generation X made the biggest contribution to personal pensions last year, according to new research by Salisbury House Wealth. People nearing retirement age tend to accelerate their personal pension contributions, the wealth management provider said. They are at the peak of their earning potential…
15 Apr 2019
UK employers recognise the role that benefits play in staff retention and want to capitalise on this, new research shows. In a survey by Capita Employee Benefits, the majority (94%) of employers said their organisation needs to better use benefits as a strategic lever to improve employee retention…
10 Apr 2019
The pension freedoms introduced four years ago gave people more choice over how to access their retirement savings. But official figures show that this hasn't translated into higher incomes. According to retirement income specialist Just Group, the latest Pensioners' Income Series from the Office…
08 Apr 2019
How do employees rate their relationship with their current employer? And what keeps people committed to the same company for several years? Good wages and employee benefits, a positive workplace environment, or opportunities for promotion? A survey of 3,000 British workers by background checking…
03 Apr 2019
Only around one third (32%) of people over 55 who have accessed their pension are using a financial adviser for help with financial planning, according to new research from Canada Life. The pensions, investment and insurance company said the survey pointed to "worryingly low" advice uptake among…
01 Apr 2019
New research shows the significant increase in pension saving amongst employees of small businesses in the UK thanks to automatic enrolment. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that, in the absence of the policy, only a quarter (26%) of employees in small businesses were saving into a…
27 Mar 2019
More than a million people are at risk of breaching the UK Government's £1.03m lifetime limit for pension tax relief over the course of their working life, new research reveals. The Lifetime Allowance (LTA) is a limit on the amount of pension benefit that can be drawn from pension schemes (in lump…
25 Mar 2019
Only a quarter of employers have a good understanding of group critical illness (GCI) cover, according to new research. Industry body Group Risk Development (GRiD) wanted to find out whether employers are aware of how GCI pays out and how it can help employees who are diagnosed with a serious…
20 Mar 2019
The political and economic situation in the UK is uncertain, to say the least -- but most UK investors are opting to leave their money where it is. In a survey of 650 adults, Aegon found that 60% are concerned about the impact of current market conditions on the performance of their investments,…