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video 05 January 2014 UK

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Umunna: 'We won't be a divide and rule government' - video

Labour Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna says his party backs the "triple-lock" principle on pensons, and promises a "fiscally responsible" package on the economy at the next election.

article 05 January 2014 UK
News
Cameron pledges to protect pension rise

In his first major pledge ahead of the 2015 general election, the prime minister appeals to older voters by promising a guaranteed rise in the state pension under a Conservative government.

article 17 December 2013 UK
News
Born in the 70s? You might be poorer than your parents

People born in the 1960s and 1970s are "worse off" than the post-war baby boomer generation, according to an Institute for Fiscal Studies report. But what makes the two generations so different?

article 10 December 2013 UK
Annuities market failing pensioners say watchdog (Image: Getty)
Pension annuities market needs 'urgent reform'

A financial watchdog is calling for the urgent reform of the annuities market to prevent "millions of pensioners from losing out".

article 05 December 2013 UK
Bright ideas to bring light to the economy
Autumn statement 2013: you be the chancellor

What bright ideas would light up the UK economy for you? George Osborne has set out his plan for economic recovery, but Channel 4 News wanted to find out what people on the street would like to see.

article 30 October 2013 UK
News
Cap on pension charges proposed to help savers

The government is proposing a cap on "excessive" pension charges, which would put tens of thousands of pounds back into retirement savings pots.

article 15 October 2013 Business
News
Inflation: the good and bad news for pensioners

In post-recession Britain, pensions are rising faster than earnings. But older people would be better off if RPI was still used to calculate pensions, writes Economics Producer Neil Macdonald.

article 06 May 2013 UK
Pensions minister Steve Webb tells Channel 4 News the pension reforms are not a reaction to Ukip
Jackie Long by Pensions minister: reforms not a Ukip reaction

Pensions minister Steve Webb tells Channel 4 News reforms announced on Monday, which will deny pensions to thousands who have "never set foot in this country", are not a reaction to Ukip successes.

article 14 February 2013 UK
Britain will not be able to afford to honour its commitment to pay the full pensions of public sector workers, according to a report (Getty)
by Britain's pensions unaffordable say economists

Britain will not be able to afford to honour its commitment to pay the full pensions of public sector workers, according to a report.