ONS report reveals 'transformational' impact of AE; But 2020 saw participation levels plateau

Holly Roach
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In 2020, 78% of people were workplace pension scheme members
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In 2020, 78% of people were workplace pension scheme members

Nearly eight in ten employees have a workplace pension today compared to less than half of people when auto-enrolment (AE) was introduced in 2012, according to a report by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

The report revealed that in 2020, a total 78% of people were workplace pension scheme members, compared with less than 50% of people in 2012. The ONS noted the increase in pension membership over t...

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