PLSA and PPI explore impact of extending AE

Removing AE trigger will benefit most but could worsen outcomes of 300,000

Jasmine Urquhart
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Potential impacts of removing the AE earnings trigger need to be carefully thought through, PLSA says
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Potential impacts of removing the AE earnings trigger need to be carefully thought through, PLSA says

There could be benefits of removing the auto-enrolment (AE) trigger for most lower earners, but careful thought is needed before implementing any policy changes, a report has found.

The report from the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI), commissioned by the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA), looked at the makeup of very low earners (defined as earning less than £10...

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