Can small pots help build the Big Society?

Jae Fassam and Tasmin Patel of CMS on building the Big Society with small pots

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Policymakers have, for some time now, been looking at ways to address the rise of small dormant pension pots in the system - but the trend towards alternative retirement that started during the last financial crash is being accelerated in the pandemic and, for some people, retirement seems further away than ever before.

The UK government has recently announced proposals to include some insurance and retirement income assets within the Dormant Assets Scheme - an initiative set up with the aim of reuniting savers wi...

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