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PENSIONS NEWS ARTICLES FROM AROUND THE WEB
UK pension funds get green light to dump fossil fuel investments
Government directive means trustees will be able to push harder for green investments. (Source: Guardian online)
Public sector pension funds put millions in tax haven-linked PFIs
Public sector pension funds have invested hundreds of millions of pounds in Scottish private finance schemes linked to offshore tax havens, a new report has found. (Source: Guardian online)
Is this the end of the great 'gold plated' pension cash-in?
The number of retirees cashing in their "gold-plated" pensions has slowed dramatically amid fears that savers are being given bad financial advice. (Source: Telegraph online)
Has Royal Mail got the answer to BT’s pensions problem?
The telecoms firm has a tough plan to tackle an £11bn deficit. But the postal service is thinking rather more creatively. (Source: Guardian online)
US tech giants don’t just have your data – they are in your pension too
British pension funds are so globalised, there’s little chance of them avoiding investing in Facebook and Google (Source: Guardian online)
You don’t need bankers to invest your pension. There’s a DIY ethical route
One pioneering service shows that savers can bypass the City, and invest in social and environmental causes instead. (Source: Guardian online)
Pensions regulator head Lesley Titcomb to step down
The head of the pensions watchdog, Lesley Titcomb, will step down in February at the end of her contract. (Source: BBC)
Average person will need £260,000 for retirement, says report
The average person will have to save £260,000 over their lifetime to enjoy a basic income in retirement, climbing to £445,000 if they are unable to get on the property ladder, according to a report by a former government pensions minister. (Source: Guardian online)
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