State Pension in UK Law
- THE BRITISH STATE PENSION: CONTRIBUTIONS, BENEFITS AND INDEXATION1
- CONTRACTING‐OUT AND LIFETIME REDISTRIBUTION IN THE UK STATE PENSION SYSTEM*
Dementia in the workplace: a review
Purpose: – Recent changes affecting state pension age, and earlier diagnosis, will result in more people with dementia in employment. The purpose of this paper is to establish the nature of support...
An appraisal of the Pensions White Paper proposals
Purpose: This paper seeks to evaluate the Pensions White Paper proposals against down to earth and relatively obvious objectives and criteria; and to suggest some options – no matter how politicall...
“Thatcher’s children”, pensions and retirement ‐ Some survey evidence
Despite major changes in the UK pensions scene, including policy initiatives by successive governments, very little is known about people’s attitudes towards many pensions related issues. Reports t...
Two decades of pension reform in the UK. What are the implications for occupational pension schemes?
The UK is one of the few countries in Europe that is not facing a serious pensions crisis. The reasons for this are straightforward: state pensions are among the lowest in Europe, the UK has a long...
Flexible Retirement and Inflexible Pension Schemes
The potential of flexible retirement will not be realised until the fear of substantial income loss is allayed. At present, for people looking at flexible retirement options, the occupational pensi...
Trade unions and the pension crisis: defending member interests in a neoliberal world
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to draw upon empirical research in order to demonstrate the ways in which trade unions have responded to the so‐called current UK pension crisis. Design/metho...
PENSION FUNDING IN A UNIONIZED ECONOMY
This paper analyzes the effects of pension funding for a small open economy in which wages are subject to bargaining. Using an overlapping‐generations framework, we show that a reform away from a P...
Occupational pensions forall employees
Defined benefit occupational pension schemes are a valuable employee benefit. This paper looks at problems in their design and considers whether it is possible to address them. The risk profile of ...
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