Category Archives: Pensions

Attack on pensions challenged this week

I’ve previously written about how many employees across all sectors deserve better from their pension schemes, whether final salary or defined contribution, public or private sector. What’s clear from so many studies is how little most of us will be getting when we come to retire and how so many public sector pensions are not ‘gold plated’ at all, despite the rhetoric spouted in numerous debates. So much of that debate about pensions has been skewed by government and its policy proponents as a public v private, cuts v fairness debate, when the actual position has most of us, across… Read more
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