Monday June 1, 2020

Invested: The future of pensions

Workers getting older, waits getting longer: the national pension situation is reaching a critical tipping point

22nd May, 2016
Seamus Brennan

A large cohort of today’s workforce will not get their hands on a state pension until they turn 68 – and pension experts predict that some workers could face an even longer wait in the future.

An increased qualifying age for the state pension, rising to 67 in 2021 and 68 in 2028, is just one of a number of changes planned or mooted in relation to pension policy.

In an unsustainable system, change is the only option.

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