Pensions, savings and investments

Pension savers pause withdrawals in lockdown

28 Jul 20

Tax-free lump sums fell 53% in March and April.

Workers in crisis-hit sectors face savings crisis

06 Jul 20

COVID-19 causes savings gap to widen.

COVID-19 prompts increase in savings habits

03 Jul 20

More households are ‘saving for a rainy day’.

ISA rates slump to record lows

16 Jun 20

Providers pull 329 products in six months to June.

1 in 10 workers stop pension contributions

02 Jun 20

COVID-19 forces some to cut their cloth accordingly.

1.6 million face retirement with no private pension

10 Mar 20

Government statistics reveal shortfall.

Workplace pension participation levels hits new high

05 Mar 20

Participation rate increased 30% over eight years.

IFS: ‘Pensions should be liable for inheritance tax’

02 Mar 20

Cutting pensions tax relief seems unlikely.

'Steady decline' in self-employed savers

25 Feb 20

Active savers’ rate falls 12% in ten years.

Families miss out on £2,000 in tax-free childcare

18 Feb 20

Only 172,000 parents claim the support.

‘Most workers are unsure of pension pot value’

06 Feb 20

Knowledge levels higher in under-55 workers.

Self-employed population passes five million

22 Jan 20

Time to level-up pension provision for these workers.

Pension exclusion ‘sees under-22s miss out on £18,000’

21 Jan 20

Report demands auto-enrolment age to be lowered.

Fall in inflation points towards interest rate cut

16 Jan 20

December CPI rate slumps to lowest since November 2016.

Over-55s reveal target for retirement

15 Jan 20

More than £100,000 needed for a comfortable retirement.

11,000 retirees to lose £3,500 from state pension

08 Jan 20

Adult dependency increase payments stop in April.

Lifetime ISA withdrawal penalties surpass £9m

24 Dec 19

FOI request shows the extent of 25% government charge.

Grandparents’ spending on festive gifts to hit £2.8bn

20 Dec 19

Average spend on a grandchild rises to £81.

'We need action, not another review'

19 Dec 19

Group slams tapered annual allowance inaction.

Self-employed population nears 5m

18 Dec 19

Renewed call to extend auto-enrolment.

Syndicate content