The gender gap – not just a pensions issue

Published  16 November 2023
   60 min CPD

There’s a lot in the press about the gender pensions gap, and a timebomb ticking for women in retirement which isn’t going away any time soon.

But is there a gender gap across all ages and life stages? And how does this impact pensions, protection, and financial resilience overall?

Join Clare Moffat, Head of Technical and Fiona Hanrahan and Shelley Read, Senior Intermediary Development and Technical Managers at Royal London, who will discuss new Royal London research on the gender gap, what causes it and what we can all do to improve the situation for women and younger people throughout life and into retirement.

They will also consider what new angles and opportunities there are for advisers to help deliver better outcomes for those impacted.

Learning objectives:

  • Explain the reasons for the gap in finances between men and women at retirement but also during key life stages.
  • Consider how you can help clients and employers consider gender and financial resilience issues.
  • Understand any angles and opportunities to bridge the gap in relation to pensions and protection.

Whats covered:

  • Gender and financial resilience issues
  • Reasons for financial gap between men and women at retirement
  • Gender financial gap at key life stages
  • Bridging the gap in relation to pension and protection
  • View and download the webinar slides (PDF)

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1. Above what adjusted net income does the high income child benefit tax charge cancel out the whole child benefit?
2. How many years of NI contributions or NI credits do you need in order to receive the full new state pension?
3. Which of the following group has the lowest pension wealth?
4. Which of the following is the fastest growing segment of the workforce?
5. Which of the following is least likely to be impacted by a divorce?

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