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Brits' pile on the saving pounds
Brits' pile on the saving pounds
Birmingham Midshires
20 Apr 2010 United Kingdom Savings, Pensioners & Retirement
New research from Birmingham Midshires' Saving Britain campaign reveals that Britons have almost doubled the amount they are saving on a quarterly basis compared to this time last year. Of the 2,000 people surveyed, only 14% are saving for retirement.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Apr 2010 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pensioners have 33,000 in savings pot
Pensioners have 33,000 in savings pot
Birmingham Midshires
6 Dec 2007 United Kingdom Savings, Pensioners & Retirement
New research from savings provider Birmingham Midshires has revealed that people over the age of 55 have an average savings "pot" of £33,091 and the over 70s are best off.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Dec 2007 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Average savings "pot" for over 55s
Average savings "pot" for over 55s
Birmingham Midshires
6 Dec 2007 United Kingdom Savings, Pensioners & Retirement
Research from Birmingham Midshire shows that over 55s have an average savings "pot" of more than £33,000. This means that 51% of people surveyed said that they could afford the lifestyle they wanted, and 33% reported that they now go on more holidays than they used to.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Dec 2007 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Only 3% of over 55s have faced discrimination at work
Only 3% of over 55s have faced discrimination at work
Birmingham Midshires
21 Jun 2007 United Kingdom Equality
Only 3% of people in the over-55 age group have suffered age discrimination at work, compared to 11% of young people, according to research from Birmingham Midshires. One in two (50%) under 25 year olds who said they had been discriminated against claim that they were not given a job due to their age and 48% were actually told that their prospective employers were looking for someone older. In contrast, just 35% of over 55s were told a company wanted to recruit someone younger.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jun 2007 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Many workers plan late retirement, according to report
Many workers plan late retirement, according to report
Birmingham Midshires
7 Jun 2007 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement
More than a third of the over-55 UK workforce expect to work past the age of 65, but companionship and intellectual stimulation are just as important as financial incentives, according to a report from Birmingham Midshires' Life 2 campaign. The study has found that 40% of workers aged over 55 will continue employment for social interaction, whilst 38% are working to pay off debts including mortgages. Twenty-three per cent of over 55s say they will need to continue working to support their family, whilst a similar proportion will remain at work because they fear becoming bored (22%).

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jun 2007 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Retirement dreams rest on property values
Plans for retirement
Birmingham Midshires
Aug 2003 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement
According to this research, millions of Britons (65%) are planning major lifestyle changes to make up for the loss to their retirement savings in recent years. Many people are relying on the value of their home or even plan to move abroad in retirement.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Aug 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Retirement misery for thousands of workers
Survey of workers over the age of 40
Birmingham Midshires
Jul 2003 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement
According to this research, retirement misery is now a very real concern to thousands of middle-aged Britons (people in their 40's and 50's). Many people fear the grim possibility of working beyond the age of 65 years old, fuelled by a shortage of savings.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jul 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Saving Britain
Analysis of the issues influencing consumers in the savings arena
Birmingham Midshires
Jan 2003 United Kingdom Savings
According to this research, almost three in four people (72%) claim to have been financially scarred in 2002 and plan to change an aspect of their financial affairs this year. A shortage of cash for retirement, lack of personal savings and excess credit card spending had the most profound negative effect on public life last year and are now the financial issues at top of the nation's agenda.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jan 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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