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Over 50s expect to work longer, creating challenges for employers, says UK government

UK workers aged over 50 no longer think that working full-time and then stopping work altogether is the best way to retire, while almost half would still like to be working at least part time between the ages of 65 and 70, according to new research. 14 Jan 2015

Report on future of UK measures of inflation recommends end to RPI, but "slow process" of change continues, says expert

The UK government should end any use of the retail price index (RPI) as a measure of inflation for the purposes of tax, benefits and regulated prices "as soon as possible", according to a report commissioned by the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA). 09 Jan 2015

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Low bond yields lead to FTSE 350 pension scheme deficits doubling in 2014

The combined deficits of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes operated by the UK's 350 largest listed companies almost doubled over the course of 2014, reaching £107 billion at the end of December, according to professional services firm Mercer. 07 Jan 2015

'Pot follows member' automatic pension transfers will get underway in 2016, says minister

A new automatic 'pot follows member' mechanism, through which small workplace pension pots will transfer with the scheme member when that person changes job, is expected to be up and running by autumn 2016, according to the UK pensions minister. 11 Dec 2014

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Pension matters have become a major issue for employers, trustees, public sector bodies and financial institutions in recent years. Using Pinsent Masons means you use one of the strongest pensions law teams in Europe. Over 70 lawyers, paralegals and trust administrators, working collegiately out of offices in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds and Manchester, offering clear, practical and cost-effective advice.

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