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The Regulator makes it easier for micro-employers to auto-enrol

Charles Counsell spoke at the Regulator’s provider conference on Tuesday (30th June).  These are my notes of what he said and there may be some minor inconsistencies. 901 more words

Pensions

Getting it right on choice - a pragmatic view.

People like choice but are afraid of taking decisions.

This paradox has puzzled pension people for a long time. People think that having 170 fund choices on their personal pension is good news, but 90% of us make no choice at all. 692 more words

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Helping carers to a proper pension..

How hard is it for us to get those who care for others , the same pension rights as those of us cared for by our employers? 934 more words

Pensions

Probably the worst flagship tax ever?

George Osborne says his proposed tax break for high value homes is about “values”, it is no such thing. This policy is about votes.

What is going on with the conservatives on tax? 1,010 more words

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Auto-enrolment needs payroll and advisers on the same page.

News reaches me from up north of an abrasive public meeting in which a major payroll disputed the value of financial advice in staging auto-enrolment. I need not name names, sadly it comes as no surprise to hear a payroll software providers feel it can go it alone, nor  financial advisers feel they are being cut out of the action. 785 more words

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The Auto-Enrolment Squeeze (and how to get through it)

You know that feeling when you get to the back of a motorway queue and you see traffic extending into the distance.? If you’re lucky you can see the problem ahead from the blue police lights and as you edge towards the problem, you and your adjacent drivers jockey to get into the one open lane , pass the incident and get back on your way. 888 more words

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The Impact of Automatic Enrolment

The Office of National Statistics 2014 Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings provides us with evidence of the considerable impact of Automatic Enrolment within the pensions arena – for employees and employers. 241 more words

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