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FT.com - Your Pension
- Pension industry ordered to cut charges
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:02:40 GMT
Report finds up to £26bn of retirement savings in poor-value schemes
- Single fund proposed for town hall pensions
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:01:33 GMT
Report says schemes need to merge or risk running out of cash
- Who wins in the state pension shake-up?
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:03:52 GMT
Biggest overhaul to the system in decades
- FCA demands changes on annuities
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:42:29 GMT
Customers ?prevented from getting best deal?
BBC Business News
- FTSE 100 adds 2% on positive data
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:27:16 GMT
London's benchmark index rose 2% as investors welcomed news that UK retail sales rose at their fastest annual rate in more than 10 years.
- Aer Lingus rejects bid by BA owner
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:05:53 GMT
British Airways owner IAG says that Irish carrier Aer Lingus has rejected its takeover offer.
- Apple 'failing to protect workers'
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:04:15 GMT
Poor treatment of workers in the Chinese factories which make Apple products is discovered by an undercover BBC Panorama investigation.
- Number in debt to energy firms rises
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:08:34 GMT
About 6% of domestic energy customers were in debt to their supplier in 2013, figures show, but energy firms still owe money to customers too.
- Infection investigated after two die
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:05:00 GMT
Infection control experts start an investigation into a cluster of C. difficile cases at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.
- Balotelli gets one-match ban fine
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:00:16 GMT
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli gets a one-match ban and £25,000 fine from the FA as punishment for his Super Mario tweet.
- UN seeks North Korea ICC charges
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:58:19 GMT
The UN General Assembly calls for North Korea to be referred to the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity.
- Fugitive in light aircraft arrest
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:52:30 GMT
One of the UK's most wanted fugitives is arrested while attempting to return to Britain in a light aircraft.