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The collapse of BHS and concerns over the future of Tata Steel have put the sustainability of private sector defined benefit (DB)...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Pensions, Work and Retirement

The 2016 Autumn Statement, delivered by Chancellor Philip Hammond on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016 outlined the state of the UK’s...

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Tagged categories include: Older Consumers, Pensions

Government action on tackling the challenges and maximising the opportunities of ageing has stalled. Far from seeing sustained...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Communities and Housing, Dementia, Economics of Age, Equality and Human Rights, Future of Age, Health, Intergenerational, Longevity, Older Consumers, Pensions, Quality of Life, Technology, Work and Retirement

‘What works? A review of the evidence on financial capability interventions and older people in retirement’ was commissioned...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Older Consumers, Pensions

Pension reforms in the UK are transforming the way that citizens, especially those who lack access to an employer funded pension scheme,...

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Tagged categories include: International, Pensions

‘The Future of Private Pension Saving’ warns the Government against reforming the pensions system in a way which would...

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Tagged categories include: Pensions, Work and Retirement

Ensuring policy and practice raises confidence in the provision of advice is key to increasing uptake, argues the International...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Older Consumers, Pensions

Research busts the myth of a hedonistic retiree population

  • Retirees are saving £48.7bn per year
  • Rather than spending...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Global Ageing, Older Consumers, Pensions, Work and Retirement

This is one of the central conclusions of ‘Take the Long Road: Pension fund investments and economic stagnation’, a new...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Pensions, Quality of Life

The report, “Here today, gone tomorrow” models the outcomes of four different approaches to using DC pension wealth: 1)...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Pensions

The report, “Consensus Revisited” reveals that, despite a number of positive policy initiatives, many future savers are...

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Tagged categories include: Pensions, Work and Retirement

ILC-UK research finds that the majority of people approaching retirement want to use their pension pots to deliver a secure guaranteed...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Pensions

While it is currently the Northern and Western European countries which have the oldest populations, by 2060 many of the countries in...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Health, International, Pensions, Work and Retirement

ILC-UK, supported by the specialist insurance company, Partnership Assurance Group plc, has begun to undertake a series of events to...

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Many lifetime annuities offer fair value for money according to new research by Jonquil Lowe of the True Potential Centre for the Public...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Pensions, Quality of Life, Work and Retirement

Future generations of pensioners face a bleak future unless Government addresses the long term challenges of working age poverty, argues...

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Tagged categories include: Intergenerational, Pensions, Quality of Life

The most sweeping pension reform of the end of the Coalition, is the end of the effective requirement to annuitise for a large number of...

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Tagged categories include: Pensions, Work and Retirement

With shrinking pension pots and longer life expectancy, retirement incomes look set to come under increasing pressure unless alternative...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing, Pensions, Work and Retirement

This discussion paper, “Linking state pension age to longevity: Tackling the fairness challenge”, aims to summarise the key...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Equality and Human Rights, Health, Pensions

What is the impact on demand for housing? How will pensions be affected? How will we care for our growing older population when the...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Dementia, Health, Intergenerational, Longevity, Pensions, Work and Retirement

While it is widely acknowledged that the world is ageing, the intersection of age with gender has been historically ignored. As men and...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Equality and Human Rights, Global Ageing, Health, International, Pensions, Quality of Life, Work and Retirement

The report argues that greater transparency in the annuities industry, better targeted information for consumers and a greater role for...

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Tagged categories include: Pensions, Work and Retirement

Most EU Member States have already embarked upon pensions reforms designed to increase retirement saving by individuals.

The first...

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Older people should expect to work longer and draw upon property wealth to help fund care costs, argues a new think-piece by the...

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Tagged categories include: Pensions, Work and Retirement

The implications for saving by individuals and families have received less attention. While this is understandable to some extent, it...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Pensions, Quality of Life, Work and Retirement

Today, the ILC-UK supported by Partnership, launched a report which will make recommendations as to how to ensure that people with small...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Pensions, Work and Retirement

It is too often assumed that retirement is a one-off event, rather than a process. Yet there is increasing evidence that we are moving...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Pensions, Quality of Life, Work and Retirement

This report, produced with the support of Prudential, examines the financial and economic circumstances of young people today, and...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Intergenerational, Pensions

A series of reforms to the UK pensions system are being implemented as we speak. For instance, the female state pension age is rising,...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Pensions, Work and Retirement

During the dinner debate, participants considered:

* Should we see further increases to the state pension age (beyond that which is...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Pensions

The debate was organised jointly by the ILC-UK and Actuarial Profession, and took place in London on the 13th October 2009. Almost 200...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Pensions

The recent historical low in interest rates has highlighted that some retirees rely on their savings for income and are exposed to...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Older Consumers, Pensions

This brief, and the event it summarises, were made possible by the support of Xafinity.

The debate was organised jointly by the ILC-...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Pensions

Research exploring changing patterns of wealth among UK households in the decade after 1995. The research explores all types of assets...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Pensions

A discussion paper accompanying the publication of ‘Asset Accumulation across the Life Course’. This report discusses the...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Pensions