auto enrolment

1.75 million lower earners missing out on pensions tax relief because solution not 'cost-effective'

As many as 1.75m lower paid and part-time workers are missing out on tax relief on their pension contributions worth £60m a year, according to Royal London.

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Workers could lose valuable employer contributions if they scale back their own workplace pension payments

A legal loophole could allow unscrupulous employers to stop contributing to struggling workers' pensions if they choose to lower pension payments.

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Progress on self-employed workers' pensions "profoundly disappointing" as Conservative manifesto pledge set to be dropped

The government has published proposals to improve self-employed workers’ engagement with pensions, but the measures have been described as “profoundly disappointing”.

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Is this the beginning of the auto-enrolled savings account? NEST launches pensions sidecar

Workplace pension savers could soon have auto-enrolled easy access savings accounts alongside their pensions.

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A third of workers have no idea they're auto-enrolled in a pension

More workers than ever are saving for the future but lack of pension awareness is ‘worrying’. A third of workers are not aware they have been auto-enrolled into a workplace pension scheme.

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"At age 28, how do I get the best from my workplace pension?"

With decades to go before retiring, one reader seeks a second opinion on whether he can take more risk.

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10 things that will affect your finances in April 2018

April 2018 will bring plenty of changes that will affect your personal finances. Here are 10 things you need to be aware of.

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Will savers opt out of pensions next month?

Next month the contributions levels of those auto-enrolled in a pension will rise from 2% to 5%, which has raised concerns there will be a sharp rise in the number of workers choosing to opt out of their pensions.

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Why the state pension age is bound to rise

Total UK pension liabilities increased by a massive 15% over the five years to 2015, rising to £7.6 trillion from £6.6 trillion in 2010, according to the latest pension statistics from the Office for National Statistics. ...

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Do you have a workplace pension? Your monthly take-home pay will fall from April

Pension savers who are currently auto-enrolled will see their contributions rise from 2% to 5% at the start of the new tax year on April 6. 

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