The debate held on the 24th March 2009 at the Institute of Actuaries with the kind support of Xafinity Paymaster has received coverage in the April 2009 Professional Pensions, DC World Supplement on Personal Accounts and May 2009 (Volume 38 No 05) edition of Pensions World.

Pensions World wrote that both Conservative and Labour politicians are discussing early access to pensions in a bid to encourage greater take-up. Our Head of Policy and Research, James Lloyd backed the politicians: "People are losing their jobs and homes. It is time to rethink why we are saving for pensions and allow early drawdown". A copy of the article can be accessed by clicking the ‘Download a PDF’ link below.

In theProfessional Pensions supplement Clare Ward, Director, Xafinity Paymaster summed up the event and commented that “due to the interest in the topic the ILC were overwhelmed by the number of people registering for the debate, resulting in an audience of over 150 people and a debate which was both informative and lively”. A copy of this article can be found by visiting: DC World April 2009


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