TITLE

Business is 'sleepwalking into a pensions disaster.'

AUTHOR(S)
Brockett, James
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
People Management;10/22/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 22, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with a new research from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) on the ignorance among staff and employers about pensions. The research entitled "Future Hope for Private Sector Pensions" was published jointly by the CIPD and BlackRock discovered that only 28 per cent knew how much they should save for a comfortable retirement. The British government is advised to launch an awareness campaign.
ACCESSION #
45266773

 

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