auto enrolment

Should the pension auto-enrolment age fall? Eight in 10 Moneywise users say ‘yes’

More than eight in 10 (83%) Moneywise.co.uk users believe the pension auto-enrolment age should be reduced, according to the results of our latest poll.

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Pensions auto-enrolment set to include teenagers but ‘huge question’ remains over self-employed

Young workers aged 18 to 21 will be enrolled in company pension schemes for the first time under plans from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

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Final salary pension schemes must take more risk to avoid shortfalls

Defined benefit pension schemes are being accused of investing their assets too cautiously.

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Women: What to do if you are struggling to make ends meet in retirement

It is females who lag the most when it comes to any sort of private pension saving, according to research by Fidelity International among people who have accessed their pots since April 2015.

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Autumn Budget 2017: Households need more support ahead of pension auto-enrolment contribution rise

Chancellor Philip Hammond missed the opportunity to give households more financial support ahead of upcoming increases to the amounts workers will be paying into their workplace pension.

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First boss to be sentenced for failing to set up pension for staff

Bus company, Stotts Tours in Oldham and its managing director, Alan Stott have pleaded guilty of failing to provide a workplace pension to its staff.

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Farmers and hospitality workers least likely to have a pension

People who work in agriculture or hospitality are least likely to have a pension, according to new research from the TUC.

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Talking pensions at the dinner party: How the tables have turned

There was a time when I would go to a dinner party, mention pensions, and be ostracised for the rest of the evening by my friends.

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Is auto-enrolment lulling millennials into a state of false security?

Since the launch of automatic enrolment in October 2012, the number of people saving into a workplace pension has increased from 10.7 million to 16.2 million, according to the government.

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Self-employed should be ‘auto-enrolled’ into pensions

A new review, commissioned by the government, says self-employed workers should be ‘auto-enrolled’ into pensions and their Class 4 National Insurance Contributions (NICs) hiked.

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