Pension reform

Legal & General has increased pension scheme membership to 99.5% of its eligible employees after completing auto enrolment staging this year. Prior to staging the majority of employees were...
The Government has today announced plans to help millions of savers take their workplace pension with them when they change job. Automatic enrolment means that by 2018 all employers will need to...
Sarah West, Capita Hartshead, assesses the pros and cons of full service vs. single service provision
The Minister for Pensions, Steve Webb, has promised to protect the pension pots of people who move jobs often by abolishing short service refunds for defined contribution (DC) occupational schemes....
Over 1.3 million employers will be subject to the new duties in the next six years, Michael O’Higgins, chair of the Pensions Regulator, told delegates at the National Association of Pension Funds’...
The government will not introduce legislation to override pension scheme rules, Pensions Minister Steve Webb has confirmed. Responding to a consultation which sought views on the impact of using...
Where did it all go wrong for the UK pension system – and is anyone to blame? wonders Pat Wynne, Xafinity
People seem to have more trust in a pension or saving scheme when it is offered by their employer suggests Steven Cameron, AEGON
NAPF update
The Coalition Government has responded to the European Commission’s Green Paper “towards adequate, sustainable and safe European pension systems”, welcoming it as a timely contribution to the...