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Dc And Auto Enrolment

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Changes are coming

02 November 2017

Changes to auto-enrolment are coming, how can trustees ensure their members are prepared?

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The importance of engagement

20 October 2017

How do you make long term savings relevant and what is to be done to encourage people to save more?

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The Troubles with DB Transfers

06 October 2017

The increasing trend of DB-DC transfers is having an impact on administration costs, systems and more importantly member outcomes due to consequential delays.With the causes for such increasing DB-DC transfers already well documented, we at Origo commissioned research to better understand the complex administration process and where the points of friction lie in order to help solve the Troubles with DB Transfers.

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Annual ONS Pension Schemes Survey records highest ever membership levels

05 October 2017

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) 2016 Occupational Pension Schemes Survey (OPSS) recorded total membership of UK schemes as 32.9million, the highest ever number.

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CPS report on auto-enrolment recommends reforms

21 July 2017

Ahead of the Department of Work and Pensions review of automatic enrolment, a new report by the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) has outlined 12 specific pension reforms.

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ONS says 20 million 'sleep-walking' towards a disappointing retirement

30 June 2017

Figures released by the Office of National Statistics suggest that 20 million working-age adults (16-24) are sleep-walking towards a retirement they are not prepared for.

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Young women financially anxious despite smaller gender pay gap

05 May 2017

Millennial women are more financially anxious than their male peers, despite having the smallest pay gap of any age group, according to new research from the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association.

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Allowance cap hits pensions savings for high earners

05 May 2017

The annual pensions allowance could limit high earners from making significant contributions to their pension pots.

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Retirees risk tax bills, says Prudential

13 April 2017

People planning to retire in 2017 could be risking unexpected tax bills by withdrawing more than the tax-free lump sum.

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Auto-enrolment tops half million mark

13 April 2017

The 500,000th UK employer has completed their workplace pension duties, according to new figures released by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).

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LISA awareness low at launch

07 April 2017

The new Lifetime ISA (LISA) launched yesterday (Thursday 6 April), to a mixed reception.

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Young savers 'oblivious' to pension changes

07 April 2017

Young people are unaware of the significant changes to the pensions landscape, according to new research from Aviva.

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Auto-enrolment contributions should rise

31 March 2017

The amount people contribute to workplace pensions through automatic enrolment should increase in line with the increase in state pension age, according to the director of policy at Now Pensions.

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Savers let down by auto-enrolment

10 March 2017

Millions of workers who are contributing to a workplace pension are being let down by the system, according to Aviva.

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DWP announces auto-enrolment review panel

09 February 2017

The Department of Work and Pensions has announced an external advisory group that will support the 2017 review into automatic enrolment.

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Pure DC ends up with too much risk being borne by the individual

20 April 2015

On the eve of his retirement from Westminster politics, veteran backbench MP David Willetts tells Louise Farrand how he considers the world of pensions to have changed during his 20 years in office

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Contribution increase for occupational pension schemes shown by ONS survey

03 October 2011

Overall contributions to private pension saving in the UK increased by £2.4 billion to £85.6 billion in the year from 2008 to 2009, according to the country's Office for National Statistics' latest pension survey

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Tumbling DC pots mean higher bills for companies

28 September 2011

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