Pensions, savings and investments

An extension of the right of employees to request flexible working and a faster than planned raising of the state retirement age both formed part of the new coalition government’s first Queen’s Speech.

The Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government has published a broader account of the measures it intends to take in a number of areas.

News that the UK consumer price index rate of inflation made a surprise jump to 3.7 per cent last month will add to the discomfort of the nation’s savers.

Contributions to personal pension funds dropped significantly during the recession.

The government has announced that the emergency Budget will be delivered on Tuesday 22 June.

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