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Pension contribution tax relief plans to be amended

A measure limiting how much tax relief people can claim on their pension contributions has been changed by the government.

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Savers begin to reap rewards of higher rates

After months of low returns on their money, savers are starting to see an upturn in their fortunes.

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Scrap right to enforce retirement at 65, says Committee

Employers should lose the entitlement to force employees to retire at 65, the House of Commons Work and Pensions Select Committee has argued.

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Pension schemes under threat

Final salary pension schemes in the private sector may cease to be a feature of the pensions landscape in the future.

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Pension taxes for high earners may affect broader savings

Planned changes to the way the pensions of higher earners are taxed could have a far-reaching impact on retirement savings in general, the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee has said.

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Pension savers let millions in tax relief go begging

People who save for their retirements through company pension schemes could be missing out on millions of pounds in tax relief, a new study has claimed.

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New pension rules could adversely affect temporary employment

The government has been advised to give serious consideration to the impact that new pension rules may have on temporary workers, employers and the flexibility of the labour market.

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Interest rate fall to hit short-term fixed-rate bonds

Savers who have been enjoying generous fixed-rate bonds could soon be facing big reductions in the level of their returns.

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Cash ISA rates lose their allure

Cash ISAs that were offering savers attractive returns just a few weeks ago are now being pegged back to lower interest rates.

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Firms need extra time to deal with pension deficits

The CBI has urged a change to the pension system in order to allow businesses extra breathing space in which to make good the shortfalls in their final salary schemes.

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