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Work and Retirement

'The Global Savings Gap', supported by Prudential plc, explores the pension systems of 30 high income countries and regions,...

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

This report, produced by the ILC-UK and Ageas UK examines the support grandparents who provide childcare to their grandchildren receive,...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Intergenerational, Work and Retirement

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

At each stage, this report shows that there is a pressing need for action, not just for the emotional and physical wellbeing of our over...

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Tagged categories include: Health, Work and Retirement

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

‘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

The report, produced by ILC-UK as part of the Drink Wise, Age Well programme, is the most comprehensive picture of the relationship the...

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Tagged categories include: Health, Quality of Life, Work and Retirement

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

The White Paper, “At a cross-roads: understanding the future likelihood of low incomes in old age”, was launched at a...

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

New research  from the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development and the ILC-UK, brings to light the challenges the...

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Tagged categories include: Work and Retirement

The research has also found that barriers to returning to work, such as age-related bias and poor understanding among employers of the...

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

Decision time: Will the voluntary sector embrace the age of opportunity?

The culmination of 18 months of research and events this...

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

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

The first report in our series, The Missing Million: Illuminating the employment challenges of the over 50s, highlighted the large...

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Tagged categories include: Work and Retirement

We have considered how European policymakers are responding to the need to better support older workers in Working longer, an EU...

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Tagged categories include: International, Work and Retirement

This report estimates that the Eurozone’s economy could lose one in six workers due to population ageing. It also shows that...

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

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

Working with The Prince’s Initiative for Mature Enterprise (PRIME) and Business In The Community, The Internation al Longevity...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Work and Retirement

The Age Audit has been published by ILC-UK and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), and states that...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Future of Age, Older Consumers, Work and Retirement

After previously releasing an eleven point prescription to help individuals prepare for ageing, the Ready for Ageing Alliance now calls...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing, Dementia, Future of Age, Longevity, Work and Retirement

The Independent Commission on Voluntary Sector and Ageing, established by the think tanks NPC and ILC-UK, have produced the report A...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Longevity, Work and Retirement

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

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

‘Working Longer: an EU Perspective’ presents a view of policies in place to enable people to stay in work up to retirement...

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Tagged categories include: Work and Retirement

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

Similar to the Premium Bond, PCSBs could be bought by any adult at a nominal value of £1. Unlike premiums bonds they would...

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Tagged categories include: Quality of Life, Work and Retirement

In new analyses of British and English data, ILC-UK explore debt and problem debt affecting older people, and its impact on their lives....

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

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

Given that we know that people are going to have to work for longer under the impacts of increased longevity and inadequate pension...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, 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

Older people are significantly less likely to have access to the internet than the general population. According to recent research...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Older Consumers, Technology, Work and Retirement

"An excellent report"
David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science

"It is a sound research project that gives...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Older Consumers, Work and Retirement

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

This new think piece by Professor John Macnicol of the London School of Economics explores the role of ageism in relation to the...

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Tagged categories include: Equality and Human Rights, Work and Retirement

There appears to be a sense of inevitability from pensions and human resources professionals about the need to work longer. In this paper,...

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Tagged categories include: Work and Retirement

An ILC-UK discussion paper which looks at the factors that impact on retirement decisions, and consider how the process of retirement...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Work and Retirement

With average life expectancy increasing at the rate of around two years every decade, and the state pension age increasing to 68 by 2046,...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Work and Retirement

On Tuesday 17th November 2009, ILC-UK invited a number of key people to a dinner debate (hosted by BT) to discuss the ‘Myths and...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Work and Retirement

The key question is how 'ageing well' is best achieved. Early evidence suggested that high physical, mental and social...

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Tagged categories include: Health, Quality of Life, Work and Retirement

Authored by Simon Goodenough, Director of the ‘Upstream’ Healthy Living Centre, this paper describes how older people...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing, Work and Retirement

You can download a copy of this think-piece here.

Online social networking and older people are not often thought of together. But...

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Tagged categories include: Technology, Work and Retirement