Savings

Savings accounts squeezed on interest rates

One in ten of variable rate savings accounts have seen their interest rates cut over the past six months.

Read more »

Workplace pension schemes not always keeping savers informed

A number of workplace pension schemes are failing to provide their members with clear enough information about the choices open to them on retirement.

Read more »

Fixed-term savings rates show a fall

Interest rates on fixed savings accounts declined over the past month, new figures have revealed.

Read more »

Older taxpayers often paying the wrong amounts

Well over one million pensioners have overpaid their tax, official figures have revealed.

Read more »

Put retirement age up to 70, argue employers

A leading employers’ group, the Institute of Directors (IoD), has called for a radical overhaul and simplification of the pensions system.

Read more »

Proposed EU rules could hit pension funds

A draft directive drawn up by the EU could curtail the range of investments available to pension fund managers, it has been claimed.

Read more »

More funds going into workplace pension schemes

Both employers and employees have stepped up their level of investment in defined contribution pension schemes over the past two years.

Read more »

New tax-free savings limits for the over-50s

Savers aged over 50 now have the chance to invest more in tax-free ISA savings accounts.

Read more »

Employers given more time to prepare for pension reforms

The government’s pension scheme for lower income employees is not to be introduced fully until 2016, a year later than originally planned.

Read more »

Ruling goes against retirement age legal challenge

Employers will still have the right – for now – to ask employees to retire at the age of 65 following a judgement in the High Court.

Read more »
Syndicate content