This Working Life

This working life: Time out of work means money out of your pension

Job sharing, unpaid parental leave and reduced hours may be attractive ways to improve work-life balance, but they must be considered when planning for retirement

The earlier you take action around your pension, the better. For every four years you delay paying into a pension, it will double the cost of building up your target fund

“You can’t get the time back.” This is what I say to my clients, and indeed my friends, when they are considering reducing their hours of work when they have children.

Since the start of the pandemic, we have seen our clients prioritise what’s important to them in terms of work-life balance. They want the option of working from home and not sitting in traffic feeling stressed.

Employers are offering more and more flexibility to ...