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Employers call for AE delay to cope with pensions upheaval

Professional Pensions | 23 Oct 2014 | 13:41

Firms yet to reach their auto-enrolment (AE) staging dates want the process postponed until wide-reaching changes to the pensions system are finalised, according to research.

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Short service refunds banned from October 2015

Short service refunds are to be banned from October 2015 according to the pensions minister.

Professional Pensions | 22 Oct 2014 | 13:14

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Webb’s vision for pension reform

With just months to go before the general election pensions minister Steve Webb shows no sign of slowing down. Helen Morrissey speaks to him about his plans.

Professional Pensions | 21 Oct 2014 | 13:19 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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NAPF 2014: Webb puts annuity reform on top of post-election wish list

Pensions minister Steve Webb has put annuity reform at the top of his wish list should he remain in post after the election.

Professional Pensions | 16 Oct 2014 | 18:21 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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NAPF 2014: Industry must communicate in ‘layman’s terms’

It is the responsibility of the pensions industry to get its message across as clearly and simply as possible, small businesses say.

Professional Pensions | 16 Oct 2014 | 11:35 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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NAPF 2014: AE staging 'not that much work'

Businesses need less time than the industry thinks to prepare for auto-enrolment, according to a small employer.

Professional Pensions | 16 Oct 2014 | 11:03 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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NAPF 2014: Regulator says AE non-compliance will rise

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) expects a significant increase in the number of sanctions it hands out for auto-enrolment non-compliance as small employers hit their staging dates.

Professional Pensions | 16 Oct 2014 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Government consults on freezing AE threshold

The government is looking at scrapping the link between the auto-enrolment trigger and the threshold at which workers begin paying income tax.

Professional Pensions | 15 Oct 2014 | 15:53 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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NAPF 2014: NAPF to widen focus to smaller employers and lifetime savings

The NAPF is to widen its focus to support smaller employers as well as taking a broader view on lifetime savings.

Professional Pensions | 15 Oct 2014 | 15:50 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Annuities: If it is broke, fix it

The ‘freedom and choice’ introduced in the last Budget was a smart move with the electorate.

Professional Pensions | 14 Oct 2014 | 13:52 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Over half the workforce in the dark about auto-enrolment

More than a quarter of employees do not know what the changes to workplace pensions mean for them with 56% saying they find the term "auto-enrolment" confusing, a study has found.

Professional Pensions | 03 Oct 2014 | 12:06 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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TPR warns a fifth of small firms in the dark on AE staging date

Smaller employers are at risk of failing their auto-enrolment (AE) obligations as a fifth are unaware of their staging date, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) warns.

Professional Pensions | 24 Sep 2014 | 13:21 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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PAPDIS AE data standard to be launched in October

A new auto-enrolment (AE) data standard will be launched at the Annual Payroll and Pensions Conference and Exhibition on 9 October.

Professional Pensions | 22 Sep 2014 | 13:30 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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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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