Millions of self-employed 'locked out' of pension saving - research

‘Valuable and concerning research’

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Joanne Segars: "One key policy change would be to scrap the £10,000 AE trigger."

Just 15% of the five million self-employed workers in the UK save into a private pension scheme, research has found.

The study, commissioned by Now: Pensions and carried out by the Pensions Policy Institute, found 85% of self-employed people do not save into a private pension. That figure was 73% in 2008/09. I...

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