Pensions

Employers should rethink DC pension scheme design

Employers should re-evaluate their approach to default design for DC pension schemes, to ensure that they are helping members retire comfortably, according to BlackRock

Getting staff to save for retirement

The next pensions challenge is getting staff to save enough for a comfortable future. Here's five ways HR can engage them to do so

Firms failing to protect staff from pension scams

Cost, employee engagement, and expertise are holding employers back from providing financial guidance for employees, despite awareness of its importance

Embracing AI for greater pensions engagement

Artificial intelligence could revolutionise the way people engage with their pensions, making life easier for both employees and employers

Pension scams cost victims £91,000 each

As regulators launch a campaign to warn against pension scams, HR also has a vital role in protecting employees

Why Baby Boomers are leaving the workforce

The assumptions being made about older workers are astounding. These play a key factor in why many are ‘cashing out’ early

How to protect employees from pension scams

As soon as it became easier for people to access large chunks of money in one go they became a target of scammers

Employees struggle to meet living costs

Research from Thomsons Online Benefits finds that employers are not providing enough support to employees with financial issues

Savers believe minimum pension contribution is ‘recommended amount’

80% aren’t confident they’re saving enough for retirement, according to new research

23 million will work beyond the age of 65

Three-quarters (75%) of UK employees will have to work beyond state pension age, according to research from Canada Life

Workplace pensions savings fall to all-time low

The average amount being put into a workplace pension has fallen to an all-time low, despite an increase in the number of people saving for retirement

Young workers want digital pension information

?Organisations are failing to provide accessible ways for employees to find information about their pensions, PwC has found

Pensions