More than 20% of 23 to 36-year-olds are likely to opt out of a workplace pension they have been auto-enrolled into, research by Dunstan Thomas suggests.
AE staging dates are spread across seven years, but small businesses will have very little time to prepare for rate increases. James Phillips reports
Pensions Buzz respondents believe auto-enrolment is Sir Steve's legacy, but others questioned if he could claim credit for the policy.
Catherine Howarth says schemes need to explore different avenues to help members take ownership of retirement saving.
Over a third of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have already staged for auto-enrolment (AE) are contributing more than the statutory minimum.
Former pensions minister Steve Webb as well as The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) Charles Counsell and Andrew Young have been honoured in the 2017 New Year's Honours list.
More than half (55%) of small businesses see auto-enrolment (AE) as a burden, while 38% believe it is unfair on employers, a YouGov survey has revealed.
This year has been a busy one for the pensions industry. Professional Pensions looks at what happened between January and March.
This week's biggest stories included coverage of the final day of the landmark British Airways case in the High Court, PP's definitive list of the top pension schemes in the UK, and the government revealing details on its 2017 auto-enrolment review.
While employers continue to be a "conduit" for pension savings, more emphasis must be placed on promoting individual responsibility according to the pensions minister.
This year has been a tumultuous one for pensions but Helen Morrissey believes we need to take the time to learn lessons from what has happened.
Hugh Nolan believes members struggling with increased auto-enrolment contributions should be offered a chance to opt back down to the previous level rather than making it an "all or nothing" choice.
Four years of auto-enrolment (AE) has brought more young savers and low earners into workplace pensions, and even doubled membership among people not directly targeted by the policy.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has disputed a report saying UK firms have paid a huge number of auto-enrolment fines unnecessarily.
Aviva has called on the government to increase minimum auto-enrolment (AE) contributions to 12.5% by 2028 to ensure people build adequate pensions, as part of ten recommendations.
Royal London has seen its auto-enrolment (AE) pensions business grow by 50% in the past year.
Helen Morrissey wonders if the recent Uber decision will prompt new discussion on helping the self-employed save for retirement.
The UK’s pension system has “major risks and/or shortcomings” which need to be addressed to improve its sustainability, according to the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI).
Labour has called for the lifetime ISA (LISA) to be delayed until 2018 in a stark warning about the potential consequences for auto-enrolment (AE).
David Harris looks at what Ireland can learn from the UK on pension reform.
Auto-enrolled employees will be putting aside £8bn of savings for retirement by the 2019/20 financial year, according to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
The number of small and medium employers missing their auto-enrolment (AE) staging date increased in the third quarter, according to data from Aviva.
The UK has been knocked out of the world's top 10 pension systems, after Chile climbed up the table five places from 14th last year.
Baroness Jeannie Drake has questioned whether placing more responsibility on individuals amounts to an efficient long-term savings policy.