A research paper by Royal London and Aviva has set out a blueprint for bringing self-employed people into pensions. Kim Kaveh explores its recommendations
Aviva says it expects to have blocked 600 suspected pensions liberation requests by the end of 2013.
Standard Life head of policy John Lawson has joined Aviva's corporate benefits division.
More than three-quarters of non-pension savers are ignorant of the contribution tax relief plays to building up benefits, a poll reveals.
Standard Life has overhauled its corporate investment range, introducing default options specially tailored for auto-enrolment.
More than 400,000 scheme members could be missing out on hundreds of pounds in annual contributions by failing to claim tax relief, warns Standard Life.
Industry gets behind PP call to arms on decent defaults
Industry figures believe the government will make transfer of short service refunds the default option when it revamps the regulatory framework later this year.
The disconnect between the desire to be secure in retirement and setting up an achievable financial plan is still prevalent among workers, research suggests.
Sebastian Cheek canvases opinion on calls to reform short service refunds
Changes to auto-enrolment legislation outlined in the latest Pensions Bill have been cautiously welcomed by the industry.
The Treasury's pensions tax reform proposals must target defined benefit schemes to raise the £3bn-£4bn a year it needs, Standard Life says.
The Financial Services Authority has today confirmed the ban on commission for sales in the group personal pension market from January 1, 2013.
The cost of implementing the new high earners' pension tax regime will spiral to £2.5bn - a figure seven times that originally estimated by the Treasury, Standard Life warns.
Standard Life has branded the Investment Governance Group's principles on improving defined contribution governance as "elitist".
Early auto-enrolment could increase pension pots by as much as 15% and help employers, industry figures say.
UK - Conservative Party plans to accelerate the increase in the state retirement age have been backed by senior industry figures.