April 21 2014 Latest news:

Strikers march from City College to City Hall. Picture: Denise Bradley

Thousands strike over pension cuts

A bitter pension dispute led thousands of public sector workers onto the streets of the UK today.

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Many women over 40 face sleepwalking into retirement poverty

‘Women are sleepwalking into poverty’

Millions of women aged over 40 who are living with their partners do not have their own pensions and are “sleepwalking into retirement poverty”.

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Pension auto-enrollment has become law, having been given Royal Assent

Pension auto-enrolment becomes law

Plans for staff to be enrolled automatically into pension schemes have become law, with the Pensions Bill receiving royal assent.

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