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Pension savings ‘under threat’ from cold call scams

UK Government urged to ban pension cold calls, as MPs warn people's savings are under threat from scammers.

Budget 2016: Labour Attacks Government’s Help To Save Scheme

Shadow work and pensions secretary Owen Smith says scheme fails to compensate for cuts made elsewhere.

Nearly 12 Million People Struggling To Save For The Future

11.7 million people in Britain admit to not being able to save enough money for the future.

Half Of World’s Wealth Now In Hands Of 1% Of Population – Report

Inequality growing globally and in the UK, which has third most ‘ultra-high net worth individuals’, household wealth study finds.




Terminally ill to be given priority over benefit underpayments, says McVey

Work and Pensions Secretary vowed to prioritise "any individuals whom we know from our systems to be terminally ill".

Austerity will have cast an extra 1.5m children into poverty by 2021

Lone-parents, disabled children and ethnic minorities will be among worst-hit, says EHRC.

Childcare voucher changes delayed after Commons debate

Government agrees to keep system open for six more months after pressure from Labour.

Reverse universal credit cuts, Iain Duncan Smith tells chancellor

Thinktank says 340,000 people could be taken out of poverty if Philip Hammond takes action.

Labour’s Debbie Abrahams stands down accusing leader’s office of ‘bullying’ behaviour

Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary claims to be the victim of a "bullying culture of the worst kind", as Party investigates "work based complaints".

Millions of families on brink face deepest benefit cuts in years

New study confirms that the poorest are being hit hardest by continuing austerity.