The new Autumn Statement has brought mixed news for workers across Britain.
Although the state pension is to rise by £2.95 from next April, younger people will work for longer as the pension age is increasing to 68 and then 69 sooner than planned.
Despite this, George Osborne said the austerity plans put in place during the recession have had a positive effect.
ITV Border's Political Editor dissects the battle ahead after George Osborne's Autumn Statement.
ITV Border's Political Editor Peter MacMahon takes a look at the Autumn Statement.