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Two in five women have taken action over their pensions

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On the go: Fears over the gender pensions gap, which is leaving women worse off financially in retirement than their male counterparts, have driven almost half (44 per cent) of working age women with a workplace or private pension to take action regarding their pensions, according to new research from Barnett Waddingham

UKSIF urges pensions sector to ramp up sustainability

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On the go: The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association has proposed a series of measures to increase sustainability in the pensions sector, as part of its new policy version.

Only 36% of construction workers are saving into a pension

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On the go: The majority of construction workers are not saving towards their retirement, according to research by union Unite.

Redington and Fidelity to target net-zero by 2050

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ESG spotlight: A roundup of the latest news on environmental, social and governance initiatives, with Redington and Fidelity announcing a reduction in carbon emissions.

Almost half of employers would consider offering CDC for retirement

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On the go: The support for collective defined contribution schemes is growing within the pensions industry, with 48 per cent of employers saying they would consider offering a CDC pension to their DC scheme members at retirement.

LCP warns private sector DB dying faster than realised

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On the go: New research from consultancy LCP has found that with private sector defined benefit schemes closing more rapidly than realised, the incomes of newly retired workers are set to fall at a much more dramatic rate in the coming decades than had previously been thought.

PPI urges pension schemes to explore broader ESG factors

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On the go: The Pensions Policy Institute is urging pension schemes to put more emphasis on social and governance factors when considering socially responsible investment. 

Aegon calls on HM Treasury to allow individuals to retain rights

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On the go: With a consultation on raising the normal minimum pension age to 57 from 55 closing this week, Aegon has called on HM Treasury to allow all individuals who transfer to another scheme to retain existing rights to take benefits from age 55.

APPT urges auditors to formalise data requests

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On the go: The Association of Professional Pension Trustees has written to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to express membership concerns about the amount of time and resource required to respond to enquiries about pension schemes from the auditors of scheme sponsors.

Treasury committee calls for ESG regulations for smaller schemes

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On the go: The Treasury committee published on Thursday a unanimously agreed report as part of its decarbonisation and green finance inquiry, which calls for environmental, social and governance regulations for smaller schemes.