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The Rising Tide of Auto Enrolment

Over the course of the next two years Auto Enrolment Pension contribution rates are rising. These changes will affect you as an employer as well as your employees. 161 more words

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NEST's dirty laundry on the line!

Thanks to First Actuarial for producing this chart for this blog.

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In 2010 when NEST opened , it had no assets – it  had quite a lot of debt (£134m* from setting up days as PADA) so lets assume it started life two years before with PADA. 1,217 more words


Time to dig this Government out of its hole?

Tax, national insurance and pensions policy should be put in a vault marked “toxic” and should be handled with extreme caution.

This morning I have three toxic issues to prove my point. 1,009 more words


These are the Good Times for savers and investors!

It is very rare that savers get told they’re “having it good”, but if you’re saving into a workplace pension default , you’ve just had a great 12 months. 1,060 more words


We do not need another consultation on costs and charges.

A report in Professional Pensions that we are to get yet another consultation on costs and charges fill me with gloom. As the report points out, we have two consultations on the subject – in progress. 592 more words


Seasonal workers have as much right to a workplace pension as any others!

I am surprised and disappointed in the National Farmers Union, lobbying to release farmers from paying auto-enrolment contributions to short-term “seasonal” workers.

We are in danger of opening the flood gates here to every part of the gig economy that employs staff on anything other than full time permanent contracts. 742 more words