Changing times for the pensionsmarket


Before it was disbanded, the pension provision group made some important points about the current state of the labour market and pension provision for the self-employed

At the request of Alistair Darling, secretary of state for work and pensions, the pension provision group (PPG) produced two final reports before it ceased to exist. Entitled Pension provision and self-employment and Pensions and the labour market, they were published on 5 December 2001 and are available on the department for work and pensions website at htm. As I am a member of the group, I am obviously not an independent commentator on these reports but I do think their main conclusions and recommendations are well worth further comment. Pensi...

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