Almost half of Brits ditch pensions

Sarah Coles
empty hands
empty hands

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It's official: this is a full scale pensions crisis. Some 44% of people don't think a pension is going to make up any part of their income in retirement. This means 15.7 million of the working population heading for retirement with no pension in place - and no plans to do anything about that before they hang up their boots.

So what exactly are they planning to live on, and is this such a bad idea?