AE 'revolutionary' but 'not a panacea' to savings issue

Standard Life’s Gail Izat looks at auto-enrolment ten years on from inception

clock • 4 min read
Standard Life workplace managing director Gail Izat
Image:

Standard Life workplace managing director Gail Izat

There is no doubt that since its inception ten years ago auto-enrolment (AE) has revolutionised long-term saving for millions.

It has embedded a savings culture in UK workplaces and normalised pension saving. The statistics speak for themselves. In April 2021, the UK workplace pension participation rate-across the public a...

To continue reading this article...

Join Professional Pensions

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the industry
  • Receive our in-depth monthly magazine in either print or digital format
  • Access our Sustainable Investment Hub covering news and opinion from thought leaders in the ESG space
  • Receive important and breaking news stories selected by the Editors in our daily newsletter
  • Hear from industry experts and other forward-thinking leaders
  • Receive a monthly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts and a feature from the magazine in advance of its release date

Join now

 

Already a Professional Pensions member?

Login

More on Defined Contribution

Janus Henderson's David Whitehair

The 2023 outlook for DC pensions

Janus Henderson’s David Whitehair looks ahead to the DC market in 2023

David Whitehair
clock 08 December 2022 • 3 min read
Divide on increasing DC scheme illiquid investments

Divide on increasing DC scheme illiquid investments

No consensus on whether illiquid investments will increase over the next few years

Martin Richmond
clock 08 December 2022 • 1 min read
Aon's Matthew Arends

Expected retirement living standards rise in Q3

Aon’s DC tracker rose in Q3, but firm warned the increase masks a more complex picture

Holly Roach
clock 08 December 2022 • 3 min read
Trustpilot