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Commenting on new figures released by the Office for National Statistics on the take-up of pension auto-enrolment in the workplace, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “This is great news, and we can expect the numbers saving in a pension to increase further as auto-enrolment is rolled out to include...
26 February 2015
Commenting on new rules announced today (Wednesday) by the government and the Financial Conduct Authority to protect pension savers, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “The cap on charges is good news for pension savers, but those with savings in old schemes will not benefit from it. The government’s failure...
04 February 2015
Responding to the interim report published today (Thursday) by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on annuity sales practices and retirement income, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “The FCA report is not only damning about the past failures of the annuities market, it also warns that savers could be even...
11 December 2014
Commenting on the review of pensions to be launched today (Monday), led by David Blake of the Cass Business School, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “The review provides an important opportunity to gather robust evidence that will help us understand how the government’s hasty and ill thought-out pension reforms...
24 November 2014
Commenting today (Monday) on the advice of the Pension Regulator, Financial Services Authority and HMRC to steer clear of early release pension offers, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
27 February 2012
Commenting on measures announced by the Treasury today (Thursday) to restrict pensions tax relief, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
14 October 2010
Directors of the UK's top companies have amassed pensions pots worth an average of £3.8 million, according to the new TUC PensionsWatch survey published today (Thursday).
09 September 2010
Responding to The Pensions Regulator statement to employers sponsoring final salary pensions published today (Wednesday), TUC Assistant General Secretary Kay Carberry said:
18 February 2009
The TUC, MPs and leading figures from the pensions and investment industry are today (Monday) urging the Government, institutional investors and fund managers to back a series of proposals on responsible investment to help address the practices that contributed to the current financial crisis.
19 January 2009
The TUC has today (Monday) urged Pensions Minister Mike O'Brien to resist pensions industry lobbying to water down the test that will be used to decide whether an employer's pension scheme is good enough to qualify as an alternative to the new Personal Accounts scheme, due to start in 2012.
15 September 2008