Pensions, savings and investments

Recession put pension savings under pressure

Pension saving has been hit hard by the economic downturn, a new study has suggested.

New CGT rate could make angel investment more expensive

The new capital gains tax system may run the risk of pushing up the cost of business angel investments, it has been claimed.

Saving outstrips borrowing for first time in two decades

More people are setting money aside than those who are borrowing to spend, new figures have revealed.

Dropping default age would harm business, say employers

Business organisations have reacted with disappointment to news that the government is proposing to remove the default retirement age.

Pension system to see radical reforms

The government is planning to accelerate moves to raise the state pension age for men to 66 as part of a major overhaul of the pensions system.

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