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The under-pensioned: disabled people and people from ethnic minorities

Research by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) in 2003 investigated the future pension incomes of women, disabled and ethnic minority people. It constructed hypothetical case studies who have the...

01 DEC 2008

Would allowing early access to pension savings increase retirement incomes

Some stakeholders have argued that allowing early access to pension saving, for example, for a first-home or in circumstances of financial hardship, could encourage more people to save in a pension....

01 NOV 2008

An assessment of the Government's reforms to public sector pensions

The public sector employers and unions have been discussing reform proposals to all major public sector pension schemes since 2002. The implementation of the final set of reforms has once again...

16 OCT 2008

Maintaining consensus: long-term goals for the UK pensions system and options for ongoing policy review

While there has been much debate in recent years about the details of different pensions policy proposals and the unavoidable trade-offs that must be made, there has been less debate about the...

07 JAN 2008

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