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12 Nov 2018
A new type of workplace pension is set to become available in the UK after the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) launched a consultation on collective defined contribution (CDC) pension schemes.
08 Nov 2018
From this week, women in the UK will begin to qualify for their state pension at 65, the same age as men. It will now increase for both men and women, reaching 66 by October 2020 and 67 by 2028. However, equality is a long way off when it comes to retirement income, with new research by trade union…
07 Nov 2018
Sick leave and pay should be more flexible to help employees who need to take time off for mental health issues, according to a new report. 'Too ill to work, too broke not to' from the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute explores the dilemma faced by people who are too unwell to work, but…
01 Nov 2018
Retirees may be missing out on thousands of pounds in pension income by not disclosing health conditions or lifestyle choices when buying an annuity. Research by Legal and General found that as many as three quarters (76%) of over-55s believe that disclosing such details when purchasing an annuity…
31 Oct 2018
Millions of financial products have been lost or forgotten, leaving account holders cut adrift from their money, according to new research from National Savings and Investments (NS&I). The survey of 4,107 British adults found that 14% — as many as 7 million people — think they may have lost…
30 Oct 2018
HR professionals tend to overestimate employee satisfaction with rewards and benefits programmes, new research suggests. In a survey of 500 employees and 103 HR professionals commissioned by Hawk Incentives, around half of employees (52%) said they were happy with the benefits offered by their…
22 Oct 2018
A new survey has found that more than four in ten (43%) UK employees would like the ability to control their benefits and determine the composition of their reward package. However, this isn’t an option for most workers, according to payroll and HR services provider SD Worx. The majority of…
17 Oct 2018
Nearly two-thirds of UK savers have more than one pension, and changing work patterns means that the number of people with multiple pensions will increase. However, people can sometimes lose track of their pension savings, especially if they change jobs or move home several times. New research…
15 Oct 2018
Growing numbers of UK employees are using Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) to seek help for mental health related issues. EAPs are employee benefit programmes offered by employers to help their employees deal with personal problems that might adversely impact their work performance, health and…