High earners could end up being given pension tax breaks as part of efforts to get doctors to take on more shifts, The Times has reported.
French president Emmanuel Macron has tried to calm nationwide tensions and salvage support for his overhaul of the country’s retirement system, as France faced day 41 of crippling strikes.
Thousands of workers have rallied across France against the government’s plan to raise the retirement age to 64.
Jeremy Corbyn has said society owes a “moral debt” to women who lost out on years of state pension payments when their retirement age was raised.
Labour has promised up to £31,000 compensation to the millions of women forced to work longer because of controversial increases in the state pension age.
Labour is promising to compensate an estimated 3.7 million women who believed they lost out financially due to changes in the state pension age if the party gains power in the General Election.
Women’s private pension pots are around a third the size of men’s by the time they approach retirement on average, according to a report.
Pensioners in Scotland are missing out on more than £300 million in benefits, a charity has claimed.
The minimum amounts that can be put into workplace pensions will be stepped up from this week, as UK savers are encouraged to put aside more for their retirement.
WORKPLACE pension reforms have helped get the nation saving for retirement – but new figures on how much people are actually putting in suggest many could be in for a bit of a shock when it comes to funding their lifestyle in later life.
ONE of Scotland’s largest unions has called for a radical overhaul of council pension funds over links to Donald Trump’s migrant camps.