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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/22/2005

U.K. urged to raise retirement age

LONDON — The United Kingdom needs to increase spending on pensions and raise the retirement age to at least 67, the nation’s Pensions Commission recommends. With private plans in decline and inadequate public coverage, the aging nation is headed for trouble unless radical change takes place, a commission report states. The commission warns employers need incentives to continue offering pensions.

Execs unconcerned about their poor communication skills, report finds