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Final salary pension schemes in deepening deficit

The collective shortfall in the UK’s defined-benefit pension schemes has reached £242 billion.

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Employers may need to pay more to safeguard pensions after the recession

Plans have been mooted to raise the amounts that employers pay to protect company pension funds during periods of economic growth in order to balance a fall in the sums they pay during bad times.

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Temporary savings deposits may get more protection

Savers who deposit large sums into their accounts could get a short-term increase in the level of protection guaranteed their money should the bank or building society get into difficulty.

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Pensions deficit hits record levels

Final salary pension schemes in the private sector were underfunded by £219 billion last month, new figures have revealed.

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ISAs are 'underfunded'

Too few people are taking advantage of the savings opportunities afforded by ISAs, it has been claimed.

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Bonus rates fall again for employee share schemes

The Treasury has announced another reduction in the bonus rates for the Save As You Earn (SAYE) sharesave scheme.

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Better savings rates around the corner

It has been predicted that savers could soon be seeing much improved rates of interest.

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Savers taking money out of accounts

Almost £2.3 billion were withdrawn from savings accounts in January, new figures have shown.

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Savings rates slip to another new low point

Savings accounts were delivering record low returns in January, new figures have revealed.

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Bonus rate accounts used to entice savers

Banks and building societies are boosting the bonuses they offer people opening new savings accounts in an effort to recruit extra customers.

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