HR 'keener than other functions' to outsource pensions administration

David Woods, 25 Oct 2011

The closure of defined benefit schemes, escalating costs and regulatory changes are the top reasons driving...


NAPF Conference: Government will act to stop employers bribing staff to leave defined benefit pension schemes

David Woods, 21 Oct 2011

The Government will “take action” over companies offering employees cash incentives to leave final...


NAPF Conference: employers warned to immediately tackle complexity in pensions communication, as 'the system is not working'

David Woods, 21 Oct 2011

The National Association of Pension Funds’ chief executive Joanne Segars (pictured) yesterday urged...

NAPF Conference: 'get on with preparing for auto-enrolment now' employers told

David Woods, 21 Oct 2011

HR directors and pensions managers at the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) Conference in...

NAPF Conference: pensions managers debate if their brief sits within HR's remit

David Woods, 21 Oct 2011

The changes to pensions legislation in 2012, will mean a shift in the job specifications of pensions...

NAPF Conference: new shadow pensions minister outlines his agenda

David Woods, 21 Oct 2011

After taking on the role only 10 days ago, the new shadow minister for pensions Gregg McClymont (pictured),...

NAPF Conference: pensions minister warns if retirement savings situation doesn't improve, the Government will be forced to legislate further

David Woods, 21 Oct 2011

The pensions minister Steve Webb (pictured with NAPF chief executive Joanne Segars) has confirmed the...

NAPF Conference: three million employees could opt out of auto-enrolment, research finds

David Woods, 20 Oct 2011

Three million employees are likely to "turn their backs" on Government plans to automatically enrol them...

Employer miscommunication of pensions to new recruits ‘woeful and deeply worrying’ according to NAPF

David Woods, 17 Oct 2011

Employer miscommunication of pensions to new recruits ‘woeful and deeply worrying’ according to NAPF...

Government climb down on state pension age will benefit 33,000 female employees

David Woods, 14 Oct 2011

Women who would have seen a two-year increase to their state pension age will have their wait reduced...

UK pensions system maintains adequacy, sustainability and integrity, according to Mercer

David Woods, 12 Oct 2011

The UK pension system has maintained its sixth place ranking for the third year running in a global comparison...

Pensions auto-enrolment: 100 employers already signed up to NEST

HR Editorial, 12 Oct 2011

Almost 100 employers have so far signed up to use National Employees Savings Trust (NEST) ahead of the...

Employee faith in occupational pensions hits rock-bottom, according to NAPF

David Woods, 20 Sep 2011

Staff confidence in pensions has hit a record low in the ongoing fallout from the financial crisis, the...

Private sector employees oppose an autumn of public sector strikes over pensions

David Woods, 15 Sep 2011

Unite, the largest union in the country, will ballot its 250,000 members in the public sector for industrial...

HR staff are among the most disillusioned employees when it comes to preparing for retirement, Mercer reveals

HR Editorial, 13 Sep 2011

Employees are experiencing a crisis of confidence in their readiness for retirement, according to research...

Heineken receives 95% voluntary sign-up to DC pension scheme

HR Editorial, 13 Sep 2011

Heineken, the beer and cider company, has achieved a 95% voluntary sign-up to its new defined contribution...

Almost half of employees in DC pensions don't know how much they are saving for retirement, says Scottish Widows

David Woods, 13 Sep 2011

Almost half of employees in a defined contribution (DC) scheme do not know what they are contributing...

ONS: Value of pension contributions drops £2 billion since 2008

David Woods, 08 Sep 2011

Total contributions to personal pensions in the UK fell from £20.9 billion in 2007/08 to £18.7 billion...

TUC report on soaring value of FTSE 100 directors' pensions, provokes strong reaction from industry experts

David Woods, 07 Sep 2011

Directors of the UK's top companies have amassed pension pots worth an average of £3.9 million, according...

Employers failing to protect their pension investments, Xafinity research suggests

HR Editorial, 05 Sep 2011

Employers are not doing enough to protect their pension investments, with staff in defined-contribution...

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