17 December 2019

We must grasp opportunity to boost women's pension saving as they close employment gap with men

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Helen Morrissey, Personal Finance Specialist
Helen Morrissey

Corporate PR Specialist – Long Term Savings


Commenting on today’s UK Labour Market statistics, Helen Morrissey, pension specialist at Royal London, said:

“Today’s data shows women continue to close the employment gap with men at an astonishing rate with 3.2 women becoming employed for every man in the year to October 2019. It is vital that we grasp this opportunity to also close the gender pensions gap by communicating the importance of saving into a pension over the long term. If we have more women working we can get more women saving into a pension and building a firm financial future.”

About Royal London

Royal London is the largest mutual life, pensions and investment company in the UK, with funds under management of £130 billion, 8.8 million policies in force and 4,046 employees. Figures quoted are as at June 2019.

At Royal London, we’re proud to champion the value of impartial advice. We believe it plays a crucial role in connecting people with the products that are right for them – and is key to delivering better outcomes and experiences for our customers. At the same time, it helps to build trust in our products and services.

Royal London works alongside advisers not in competition with them. That’s why we’ve made some key commitments to the intermediary market. You’ll find more detail on our commitment to advisers at http://adviser.royallondon.com/campaigns/our-commitments/

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Helen Morrissey, Corporate PR Specialist – Long Term Savings