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News, July 11, 2002
review aims to save company pensions.
government-commissioned review into pensions has called for a radical
overhaul of the rules on the provisions for retirement.
proposals will make occupational pensions more affordable... but will they
solve the original pensions crisis and mean a comfortable retirement for
all? We try to find out.
pension schemes were tightened up after the Maxwell scandal a decade ago
when four hundred million Mirror Group employees saw their pension money
disappear. Pickering says that every employer is being treated as a
potential Maxwell and wants to loosen the red tape. The World at One asked
Sue Ward, who sat on the Good Committee set up following Robert Maxwell's
fraud, if that's a good idea.
Do PFIs provide value for money?
the Comprehensive Spending Review only days away, today comes more
evidence that Public Finance Initiatives may not be the win-win route to
improved public services that the government clearly believes they are.
The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee this morning published a
report questioning whether PFIs provide the taxpayer with value for money.
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