Pension experts have blasted auto-enrolment (AE) as “a glorified ISA” and "pointless scheme", warning savers will not get a decent retirement pot.
Smaller companies need to emulate the success of their larger competitors in encouraging employees to stay in workplace pensions, say experts.
The lifetime ISA (LISA) could severely damage the long-growth of savers’ retirement pots, according to a report by the Pensions Policy Institute.
Auto-enrolment has been a success so far but we need to keep moving forward says Tim Sharp.
Without widespread engagement a two tier system could emerge based on employer commitment to delivering good member outcomes warns an industry panel.
Eddie Bernatek and Richard Evans have been made associate directors in the defined contribution (DC) team at Punter Southall Aspire.
The lifetime ISA (LISA) will not “decimate workplace pensions” according to an industry expert.
Aegon has called for the introduction of triggers for automatically increasing pension savings to tackle the issue of people not contributing enough.
There are several techniques to help engage savers
Majority of respondents urge against introducing mandatory time limit on recovery plans according to PP research.
Small employers which stage over the next 18 months could fail to sign declaration of compliance forms and be fined £400 according to Alan Smith.
In this week’s Pensions Buzz we want to know if there should be a mandatory limit on recovery plans for DB schemes and how long for.
Pensions are complex but who is there to help individuals understand more? Henry Tapper asks who the new pensions intermediaries are.
More than 100,000 employers and over three million members have been auto-enrolled into the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST).
Companies overlooking financial advisers, new research finds
Increasing mandatory pension contributions slowly to 8% could breed complacency in Britain according to an Australian expert.
Auto-enrolment (AE) is helping savers make better retirement plans, but almost half believe they cannot afford higher contributions.
Small and micro businesses in the UK could face fines totalling £25m if they fail to meet their auto-enrolment (AE) deadlines.
Whistleblowing reports to the Pensions Regulator (TPR) have increased by 29% during the last year amid concerns many small employers are not complying with auto-enrolment (AE).
Charlotte Moore looks at whether robo-advice could have a role in boosting engagement with retirement planning.
The Chancellor's lifetime ISA (LISA) threatens to obstruct pension saving down the income scale according to Association of Consulting Actuaries chairman David Fairs.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is issuing an increasing number of escalating penalty notices (EPN) to get companies to comply with their auto-enrolment (AE) duties.
Most of the industry believes employers are unlikely to absorb the increase in national insurance contributions, according to PP research.
The biggest stories on PP this week were a number of large scale promotions, the Pensions Personality shortlist and TPR’s guides for the revised DC Code. Here are the top five.