Up to 68 by 2039
Former pensions minister Steve Webb unearths archived 2004 research
The state pension age is set to rise more quickly than anticipated, according to experts, after official statistics showed the extent to which life expectancy had increased over the last century.
The initial hike in the state pension age (SPA) for women improved public finances by £2.1bn as employment rates for both women and men increased, research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found.
Three trade unions have joined forced to launch a campaign against government proposals to increase the UK state pension age to 68.
Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed the state pension age (SPA) will reach 67 by 2026.
Sophie Barnett, executive member of the UK SPA, looks at how structured products can work alongside other investment types
Jonathon Howard takes a look at potential changes to the state pension.