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Searching for: researcher is "policy exchange"

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Help to Save: Defusing the pensions time bomb
Help to Save: Defusing the pensions time bomb
Policy Exchange
Jan 2014 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Automatic Enrolment, Annuities and Income Drawdown, Savings
The Policy Exchange has published a report, which considers the measures implemented by the Government to deal with the gap in pensions provision in the UK and looks at what further steps need to be taken. The report supports the introduction of auto-enrolment but recommends that scheme membership should be made compulsory and that minimum contribution rates should be increased to 12%.

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 2014 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Capping Welfare
Capping Welfare
Policy Exchange
Jun 2013 United Kingdom Longevity, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, State Pensions
Analysis in a report from the Policy Exchange has revealed that pension costs are set to rise to 8.3% of GDP by 2061/2062, whilst working age benefits will stay at 3.1% of GDP from 2016/2017 to 2061/2062. According to the report, the growth in state pension costs is equivalent to £40bn in today’s prices.

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 2013 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Local Pay, Local Growth: Reforming pay setting in the public sector
Local Pay, Local Growth: Reforming pay setting in the public sector
Policy Exchange
4 Sep 2012 United Kingdom Scheme Amendment, Public Sector Pensions, Pension Reform
A report from Policy Exchange says that the additional pay and more generous pension that a typical public sector worker receives over a private sector worker now stands at around 14% for the average worker in the public sector. The report also states that in some parts of the country, this 'premium' can be as high as 25%.

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 >> Sep 2012 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Too Much to Lose - Understanding and supporting Britain's older workers
Too Much to Lose - Understanding and supporting Britain's older workers
Policy Exchange
20 Jun 2012 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, Longevity
Policy Exchange has published research entitled "Too Much to Lose", which considers the role of older workers in the labour market. The research suggests that the UK's ageing population means that older workers will play a much more significant role in the UK economy and therefore attention should focus back on the older labour market.

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 2012 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Police Officer Pensions - Affordability of Current Schemes
Police Officer Pensions - Affordability of Current Schemes
Policy Exchange
29 Feb 2012 United Kingdom Surpluses and Deficits, Public Sector Pensions
The cost of providing police pensions has risen significantly over the past 15 years, from less than £1bn a year in 1995/6 to almost £2.5bn a year in 2009/10, according to a report by think-tank Policy Exchange. This is equivalent to £1 in every £7 of total police expenditure, with the taxpayer now picking up around 80% of the bill.

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 >> Feb 2012 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Public and private sector terms, conditions and the issue of fairness
Research Note May 2011
Policy Exchange
6 May 2011 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Occupations/Industry Sectors
The latest study from Policy Exchange shows that the additional pay a typical public sector worker receives over a private sector worker is now up to 35% calculated on hourly pay. In order to redress this imbalance, the report makes several recommendations, including an increase to public sector workers' pension contributions and a shift from DB to DC.

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 >> May 2011 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Controlling Public Spending: Pay, Staffing and Conditions in the Public Sector
Controlling Public Spending: Pay, Staffing and Conditions in the Public Sector
Policy Exchange
18 Jun 2010 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement
According to a new report from Policy Exchange, public sector workers now enjoy better pay and pensions than their private sector counterparts, in addition to shorter hours and earlier 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 >> Jun 2010 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Public Sector Pensions - The UK's second national debt
Public Sector Pensions - The UK's second national debt
Policy Exchange
11 Jun 2009 United Kingdom Occupations/Industry Sectors
A new report from Policy Exchange reveals the true extent of the public sector pension debt. The cost of these schemes is much larger even the publicly acknowledged national debt. Taken into account with net public sector debt, this second national debt brings the total the Government owes to £1.854trn, or 150% of GDP.

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 2009 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Quelling the pensions storm
Quelling the pensions storm
Policy Exchange
Mar 2008 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Pension Reform, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Administration
Britain is in the midst of a pensions storm. Public sector pensions have soaring costs. Many private schemes have closed to new members, and stakeholder pensions have not hit their target. The state pension system is overly complicated and relies too much on means testing. In his new pamphlet for Policy Exchange, Nicholas Hillman argues that the Government should learn from the past and make additional reforms to every part of the system. They should make it easier for employers to provide good pensions, confront the risks in personal accounts and introduce a new Single-Tier State Pension. The goal is better pensions for all.

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 >> Mar 2008 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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