With all the recent publicity surrounding changes to the rules about Pensions and, of course, the arrival of Auto-enrolment, you may have been prompted to review your pension provision. As a result, you may have discovered you have a “black hole” in your history, where you have lost touch with an occupational pension scheme of … Continue reading Finding A Lost Pension
The Pensions Regulator has published guidance to assist the 20 per cent of employers who are looking to ‘go it alone’ for Auto Enrolment. Recent research suggests that up to 290,000 employers will not be seeking advice when choosing or setting up a pension scheme to comply with auto enrolment. While 10 per cent do … Continue reading 20% Of Employers ‘Going It Alone’ For Auto Enrolment
It has been hard to miss all the recent coverage about auto-enrolment for employers. The new law means that every employer must automatically enrol workers into a workplace pension scheme on their 'staging date,' if they: are aged between 22 and State Pension age earn more than £9,440 a year work in the UK To … Continue reading Auto-Enrolment – Are You Ready For It?
Due to an ageing population, we are seeing increasing numbers of people collecting state pensions. With this number set to increase even further, and as peoples retirement aspirations grow, relying on state pension alone may not be enough in the future. To pre-empt the situation where people are left dissatisfied with their retirement arrangements, the … Continue reading Workplace Pension Reform
The year 2012 will see the most far-reaching changes to pensions in the UK since Prime Minister Lloyd George first introduced the Old Age Pensions Act in 1908. But just what do these reforms mean for staff and employers? The reforms - which are being introduced to help workers save enough for their retirement - will … Continue reading Are your staff in the know?…Get ready for the 2012 pension reforms