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.
Defined contribution (DC) savers should not have their choices limited when it comes to savings plans and retirement decisions, a majority of this week’s 93 Pensions Buzz respondents say.
A narrow majority of this week's 108 Pensions Buzz respondents said there was no need to make workplace pension scheme membership mandatory.
Britain is not alone in the challenge of getting people to save for pensions, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
There has been no evidence to suggest that a “significant number” of people have opted out of their pension scheme after the final contribution rate hike, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has said.
Experts have called on the industry to personalise pension communications and expand auto-enrolment (AE) to all workers ahead of the fifth Pension Awareness Day on Sunday.
NEST has signed up to the government-backed Star Initiative, taking all of its 8 million members' pension pots with it.
Putting together a pension fund can be tricky to tackle, whether you have just set foot into the world of work, or have been working for years and are approaching retirement. Emily McKinnon looks at effective ways of saving for retirement.
While Amber Rudd will remain in her job as secretary of state for work and pensions, the rest of Boris Johnson's cabinet has experienced a major shake-up.
The extension of auto-enrolment (AE) to more workers is supported by around three-quarters of businesses, according to research by Scottish Widows and the Confederation of Business Industry (CBI).
James Phillips spoke to the former shadow chancellor at PBUK about how politicians must embrace the benefits of long-term policy creation through independent and cross-party thinking.
Companies which have tried to dodge their pension duties by changing their identities are being "hunted" by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) in a crackdown on non-compliance with auto-enrolment (AE).
NEST is now managing £5.7bn on behalf of its members, more than double the £2.7bn it was managing at the same time the previous year.
Women's savings are being cut due to part-time work leaving them £105,000 worse off than men in retirement, research conducted by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) and Now Pensions revealed.
Pensions Buzz peers agreed with pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman and former shadow chancellor Ed Balls that now might be the time for a fresh commission.
With record numbers saving for retirement, Guy Opperman says we have an opportunity to make it easier for people to engage with their pensions
Ed Balls has backed the idea of holding a fresh pensions commission after the minister for pensions and financial inclusion, Guy Opperman, indicated support for such a review.
Auto-enrolment (AE) minimum contribution rates could rise to 12% by 2030, with a 50/50 split between employer and employee, the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) says.
Just over a third of women claim they do not have a pension plan compared to 17% of men, a Willis Owen survey has found.
The number of women participating in a workplace pension has increased by 70% since auto-enrolment (AE) began, analysis by Equiniti reveals.
Membership of occupational pension scheme membership has risen to a record high of 45.6 million people as of the end of last year, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Steps to improve auto-enrolment are uncontroversial and obvious, but the government is dawdling on introducing the necessary changes, argues Jack Jones.
The government's auto-enrolment provider NEST is going tobacco-free across all of its investment portfolios after concluding the asset is a "poor investment" for its eight million members.