The news on pensions, from eligibility to pension funds in the UAE and worldwide

Seven ways UAE workers can invest end-of-service benefits for retirement
The government’s move to introduce an optional pension plan for private and free zone employees expands the number of ways they can plan their financial futures
September 14, 2023, 4:30 AM
A Closer Look: New UAE end-of-service gratuity scheme
The National hears from assistant editor-in-chief Nick March
September 07, 2023, 12:45 PM
Why mindset is just as important as money for a happy retirement
Lack of goals, changing identity and regret can trigger negative emotions during your sunset years
August 25, 2023, 5:00 AM
Kuwait to transfer land plots worth $8.1 billion to state pension fund for investment
The move is aimed at supporting retirees by bolstering the fund's financial position, the Ministry of Finance says
August 22, 2023, 11:50 AM
UK state pension could rise by almost 8% as Sunak commits to triple lock
Introduced by the Tory-led coalition government in 2010, the triple lock is seen as an important issue for older voters
August 16, 2023, 8:59 PM
What is the UAE’s Golden Pension scheme?
Everything you need to know about National Bonds' workplace savings plan that allows private sector employees to invest end-of-service benefits
August 15, 2023, 6:00 AM
Generation Start-up: How Yabi helps employees learn smart money skills
The financial literacy start-up is backed by Shuaa Capital and aims to teach fiscal resilience to workers in the UAE
August 14, 2023, 4:30 AM
Emiratis who work for more than 20 years to receive higher pensions, authority says
Pension authority uses retirement campaign to encourage citizens to have longer careers
May 22, 2023, 11:59 AM
Angry French mob boos Macron after signing pensions reform
Asked by a journalist how he felt about the booing, the President replies: 'I have had it worse'
April 19, 2023, 9:40 PM
French pension protesters storm LVMH luxury shop
Marchers in Paris rallied at the Palais Royal gardens near the Louvre museum
April 13, 2023, 5:13 PM
French protests set fire to restaurant favoured by Macron
Thousands protest in violent clashes across France amid pensions reform
April 06, 2023, 7:04 PM
Why France's youth are so set against pension changes
Violent clashes with police follow President Macron's controversial overhaul
March 28, 2023, 12:06 PM
UK cost-of-living crisis takes greater toll on women
Clear need for action to eradicate gender bias in the pension sector, study says
March 28, 2023, 11:15 AM
Ten countries with the highest and lowest pension ages
Protests in France have brought Europe's perennial pension problems into sharp relief
March 27, 2023, 9:19 AM
France's government survives no-confidence votes as protesters take to Paris streets
Demonstrators and security troops in tense stand-offs in French capital over controversial pension changes
March 20, 2023, 10:40 PM
France pension protests: Anger after Macron pushes through controversial reform bill
Police used tear gas and water cannon to clear protesters away from Place de la Concorde in central Paris
March 16, 2023, 11:45 PM
Pension protests enter seventh day in France
A million people march in cities across the country to voice their objections to President Macron's reforms
March 11, 2023, 12:54 PM
Women took just a 10th of world's top jobs since 1945
Many major organisations have never had a female leader, study finds
March 07, 2023, 12:03 PM
France pension reform strikes spread to fuel deliveries, oil refining and schools
Organisers hope protests will force government to make concessions on controversial bill
March 07, 2023, 12:16 AM
French pension age rise 'non-negotiable', says PM as strikes loom
About 200 protests are being organised to take place across France on Tuesday
January 29, 2023, 10:27 PM