The Department for Work and Pensions must monitor the overall rate of participation in auto-enrolment rather than focusing on opt-out rates, providers have warned.
The DWP is communicating with the largest employers to collate data on initial opt-out rates among firms already staging, and will publish a report on indicative levels of participation this summer...
The £2.3bn withdrawn flexibly from pensions in Q3 represents a 2% year-on-year decrease from monies withdrawn during the same months in 2019, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) figures show.
The Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) consultation on improving defined contribution (DC) outcomes has garnered support from the industry, but many have warned of potential unintended consequences.
As DC schemes face increasing pressures to consolidate, David Snowdon says master trusts are the perfect home.
The Department for Work and Pensions is to make it mandatory for auto-enrolment defined contribution (DC) schemes to use simpler annual statements.
The pensions industry must personalise interventions and auto-enrolment (AE) conversations to prevent members from squandering their pots at retirement age, according to industry experts.