The government must take advantage of its majority to push through further reforms to auto-enrolment, says James Phillips.
Waiting for the mid-2020s to allow AE members to save from the first pound means they will miss out on big boosts to retirement pots, says Nigel Stanley.
Failure to include auto-enrolment reforms in the Queen’s Speech and the pension schemes bill will make big problems even bigger, says Jack Jones.
AE has successfully brought millions of people into pension savings. But, as Kim Kaveh writes, it is far from perfect.
AE has had 'truly staggering' impact
Guy Opperman has rejected calls to speed up changes to auto-enrolment (AE) despite increasing pressure to boost contribution rates and overall savings pots.
Opt-out rates at the end of June 2018 "remained consistent" with levels before the April contribution rate increase, according the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
Phasing has arrived with auto-enrolment contributions rising from 2% to 5% for millions of pension savers. As we wait to see what happens as a result, James Phillips asks what's next.
Average opt-out rates for 22- to 29-year old female members were 5% in December compared to 3% for men - a trend that accelerates across older groups, according to Now Pensions analysis conducted exclusively for PP.
Esther McVey must ensure current pension projects are not neglected and continue the success of auto-enrolment (AE) as a priority, industry commentators say.
After the government's auto-enrolment review found 12 million people were under-saving, Jonathan Stapleton says changes are needed to ensure young workers can afford to retire.
All private sector defined benefit (DB) schemes will have at least closed to accrual by 2028, according to this week's Pensions Buzz respondents.
In this week's Pensions Buzz we want to know if you think there will be any private sector defined benefit schemes still open to accrual within a decade.
The government has published its auto-enrolment (AE) review report - unveiling a range of plans to "maintain the momentum achieved so far".
The government has set out plans to scrap the auto-enrolment (AE) lower earnings limit and extend the programme to 18-year-olds, but not until the mid-2020s.
Auto-enrolment (AE) has now brought nine million workers into occupational pensions since its introduction in 2012, latest government figures show.
This week's top stories included calls for a national pensions debate to discuss investment strategies, and Xafinity's plans to acquire some Punter Southall businesses.
The pensions and financial inclusion minister has rejected suggestions that the government is dominated by Brexit discussions and has no time to deal with pensions issues.
PP research provides experts' verdicts on the Budget and investment risk
This week we want to know what will be the greatest risk to pension scheme investment in 2018, and whether the quiet Autumn Budget was good news for pensions.
Extending auto-enrolment (AE) to workers in the gig economy could grant them a lump sum of £75,600 at retirement, Zurich and Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) research suggests.
A raft of consultations and draft regulations will greet the industry over the coming weeks and months, the pensions and financial inclusion minister confirms.
The three chairmen of the DWP's review of AE explain their key thinking around the future of the flagship programme. James Phillips reports
October 2017 marks the fifth anniversary of auto-enrolment. Stephanie Hawthorne assesses its progress so far and looks at areas for future improvement.