Labour has unveiled plans to push the long-term unemployed back into work, ahead of a crucial vote on benefits next week.
Pensioners will join the army of groups fighting government cuts tomorrow, when they march on parliament over threats to the bus pass and winter fuel allowance.
Read the shadow pensions secretary's speech to the Labour conference in full.
The secret to changing our society lies outside the system.
Ed Miliband has promised to bring the same attack to Britain's pension's system that he brought to News International.
"Insufficient accountability" makes it impossible to know if the Pensions Regulator is delivering value-for-money, the National Audit Office (NAO) said today.
We've been speaking to pensions minister Steve Webb about the challenges of sorting out what remains an incredibly challenging portfolio.
In the grand sweep of things pensions is under the radar at the moment in political terms. This is partly because of the approach of the coalition's pensions minister, Steve Webb, who spends his days pursuing agreement away from the headlines.
Pensions for police officers are costing the taxpayer £2.5 billion a year, according to a report out today.
The coalition is coming close to claiming outright victory over trade unions after the bare bones of an agreement were reached in marathon talks yesterday.
A "generous offer" to unions which would preserve all public sector workers' accrued pension rights has been rejected by unions.
Read minister of state for pensions Steve Webb's speech to the Liberal Democrat conference in full.
Unions have hit out at proposals for pension contribution increases which will affect 2.5 million nurses, teachers and civil servants.
The first major industrial action against spending cuts took place across the country today.
Policing a demonstration full of teachers is harder than it looks.
The London protest for striking public sector workers, in pictures.
Demonstrators in Westminster explain why they're out on strike.
Today's strikes are wrong for public sector workers and unions should get back around the negotiating table.
Brian Lightman, Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) general secretary, warns that today's disruption could be repeated.
Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude spoke on BBC1's Breakfast this morning, questioning the decision to strike while negotiations are in progress and branding the changes "perfectly reasonable".
Sally Hunt, UCU general secretary, addresses a rally at Westminster Central Hall and accuses the government of hypocrisy.
Christine Blower National Union of Teachers general secretary hits out at "disgraceful" attacks on teachers' pensions.
Ed Miliband MP, Labour party leader, urges unions to get back around the negotiation table.
Len McCluskey, Unite's general secretary accuses David Cameron of "crocodile tears" over cuts and says that the public do not believe him.
David Cameron, prime minister, calls on unions to accept that changes to public service pensions are both necessary and fair.