Retirement income and assets: the implications for retirement income of government policies to extend working lives: executive summary: summary

Document type
Summary
Author(s)
Silcock, Daniela; Redwood, Daniel; Curry, Chris
Publisher
Pensions Policy Institute
Date of publication
25 April 2012
Subject(s)
Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Employment, Older Adults
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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The research draws together the latest information on current patterns of work and retirement in the UK. It describes the Government’s policy agenda to extend working lives and looks at the lessons the UK can learn from international experience. Using the PPI’s modelling capability, the research also considers how much longer individuals may need to work beyond State Pension Age if they wish to meet target levels of retirement income solely through state and private pension income.

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