Payroll providers divided over auto-enrolment simplification

Hywel Roberts, 21 Feb 2014

Payroll and pension systems companies are split over Department of Work and Pension (DWP) amendments...


HRDs warned over quality of pension schemes

Gabriella Jozwiak, 18 Feb 2014

HR directors need to “wake up” and ensure they offer good quality pensions as more employees take...


Audit of low-value pensions schemes gets underway

Gabriella Jozwiak, 12 Feb 2014

Workplace pension schemes that provide poor value for money are set to be investigated following the...

Pensions 'capacity crunch' on the horizon

Gabriella Jozwiak, 05 Feb 2014

More than 80% of pensions-focused businesses expect the volume of changes affecting pensions to damage...

Nest urges employers to prepare for auto-enrolment

Gabriella Jozwiak, 28 Jan 2014

Almost two thirds of the first employers to automatically enrol their staff into workplace pensions found...

Auto-enrolment fees cap delayed

Gabriella Jozwiak, 20 Jan 2014

Plans to cap management fees charged by pension providers have been delayed, according to a pensions...

Autumn Statement: Gen Y won't receive pension until 70

Tom Newcombe, 05 Dec 2013

The state pension age is set to rise to 70 after 2050, chancellor George Osborne has said.

Pensions regulator targets recruitment in auto-enrolment probe

Tom Newcombe, 22 Nov 2013

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has visited a number of recruitment agencies as part of an in-depth look...

Government sets out proposals to re-shape workplace pension schemes

Tom Newcombe, 08 Nov 2013

The Government has set out a range of proposals to reshape workplace pensions for future generations....

Pension Protection Fund surplus increases to £1.8 billion

Tom Newcombe, 30 Oct 2013

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF), the lifeboat for underfunded retirement schemes of insolvent employers,...

Government considers cap on 'rip-off' pension charges

Tom Newcombe, 30 Oct 2013

Pensions minister Steve Webb (pictured) has confirmed he is backing a 0.75% cap on auto-enrolment pension...

Women’s retirement saving at all-time low, says Scottish Widows report

Katie Jacobs, 23 Oct 2013

The number of women preparing adequately for retirement is at an all-time low, according to the latest...

Pension contribution rates 'inadequate', PPI report finds

Tom Newcombe, 22 Oct 2013

Employees who save for the pension at the minimum auto-enrolment rate will be short of money in retirement,...

2014 could be the year the tide turns for the pensions industry, minister says

Katie Jacobs, 18 Oct 2013

The next year will be a critical turning point for the pensions industry, if it can rise to the challenge...

NAPF chairman calls for pensions industry to build trust

Tom Newcombe, 18 Oct 2013

The pensions industry must do more to build public trust, new NAPF chairman, Ruston Smith (pictured)...

Surge in pensions confidence, NAPF survey finds

Tom Newcombe, 15 Oct 2013

Confidence in pensions has risen significantly in the past 12 months, according to a study by the National...

Overhaul of UK pension system 'urgently required', pensions expert warns

Tom Newcombe, 14 Oct 2013

Around 11 million workers are at risk of slipping into poverty when they reach retirement age, as the...

Auto-enrolment risks creating nation of 'pension zombies', says Hargreaves Lansdown

Tom Newcombe, 04 Oct 2013

Paying into an employees' pension fund is a "thankless expense" if no attempt is made to help staff understand...

Teachers stage 24-hour strike in row over pay, pensions and working conditions

Tom Newcombe, 01 Oct 2013

Today, teachers across four regions in the UK are striking as part of an on-going row over pay, pensions...

Auto-enrolment 'success' as fewer than expected opt-out

Tom Newcombe, 30 Sep 2013

Fewer people than expected have opted out of the Government's auto-enrolment pension scheme, according...

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