Auto-enrolment

Three out of four people aware of auto-enrolment

Professional Pensions | 19 Aug 2014 | 12:46 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) says its auto-enrolment policy is proving successful, with almost three quarters of the population aware of the flagship programme.

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Aegon UK earnings jump but auto-enrolment charge cap cost of up to £25m a year looms

Aegon UK has estimated the charge caps for auto-enrolment business will cost it between £20m to £25m a year, as it reported a 30% rise in pre-tax earnings for the second quarter.

Professional Pensions | 14 Aug 2014 | 11:16 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Auto-enrolment hits four million milestone

More than four million employees have now been automatically enrolled in a workplace pension, according to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).

Professional Pensions | 14 Aug 2014 | 10:52 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

OTHER AUTO-ENROLMENT ARTICLES

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Less than half of members satisfied with DC plan

The majority of UK defined contribution (DC) savers are not satisfied with their plans, according to research.

Professional Pensions | 08 Aug 2014 | 13:02 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Almost 12 million failing to save enough for retirement

Working people in the UK who are not saving enough for retirement number 11.9 million, according to research from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

Professional Pensions | 08 Aug 2014 | 12:52 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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TPR reveals it has used AE powers 23 times

The Pensions Regulator used its formal powers to ensure employers comply with their automatic enrolment duties on 23 separate occasions up to the end of June this year.

Professional Pensions | 01 Aug 2014 | 13:27 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Origo publishes auto-enrolment data standards

Origo has published a set of standards aimed at ensuring schemes, employers and payroll providers can handle auto-enrolment data.

Professional Pensions | 30 Jul 2014 | 13:23 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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After the AE honeymoon: 6 top tips to building a healthy marriage with your members

Nigel Ferrier and Vincent Franklin give their six top tips to help you build a healthy marriage with your members following auto-enrolment.

Professional Pensions | 18 Jul 2014 | 13:33 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Pensions watchdog investigates 785 cases of possible AE non-compliance

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) investigated 785 cases of potential non-compliance with auto-enrolment (AE) between April 2013 and March 2014, latest figures reveal.

Professional Pensions | 18 Jul 2014 | 12:09 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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PPI: Successful AE would see DC assets outstrip DB by 2036

The value of assets in workplace defined contribution (DC) pension schemes is likely to surpass those of defined benefit (DB) by 2036 if auto-enrolment (AE) opt-outs remain low, research has found.

Professional Pensions | 17 Jul 2014 | 13:18 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Regulator fails to hit targets on DB risk and DC outcomes

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has failed to meet its targets for improving defined benefit (DB) risk management and defined contribution (DC) outcomes, according to the watchdog’s annual report.

Professional Pensions | 11 Jul 2014 | 13:36 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Pension Ombudsman: no complaints yet about AE

The Pensions Ombudsman has said it has had no complaints resulting directly from auto-enrolment – despite the fact millions of workers have now been enrolled in these schemes.

Professional Pensions | 11 Jul 2014 | 12:19 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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NEST writes off £1m in fraud losses

The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) has conceded it has little chance of recovering most of the £1.4m it lost due to fraud in 2012/13.

Professional Pensions | 11 Jul 2014 | 11:54 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Pensions library

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A guide to Pensions Stability

 

This guide to Pensions Stability explores the new financial and operational model for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes. Pension schemes are still being run with far greater risk than is necessary and there is an opportunity to create a more stable pensions environment for trustees and sponsors.

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Joint institute pensions survey 2014

 

This inaugural survey among 326 members of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) asked whether auto-enrolment will deliver on its goals; if contribution rates for employees and employers need to rise; and whether pensions tax relief needs further reform.

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Events

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Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards

11 Sep 2014

London, UK

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Defined Contribution Conference 2014

17 Sep 2014

London, UK