Category Archives: Workplace Pension Reform

Amnesia at the FSA?

Big stuff in the news from the FSA today about an index tracking investment philosophy and independence. They seem to have forgotten about their conclusions as to the value of active fund management. The following exchange took place during a hearing of … Continue reading

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Workplace Pension Reform – Why Plan Ahead?

In October 2018 all business will be automatically contributing 3% of their eligible jobholders qualifying earnings into a workplace pension. In addition eligible employees will be paying 5% of their own salary into a workplace pension. Non-eligible jobholders can elect … Continue reading

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Workplace Pension Reform – The Top Ten Terms

Here are the top ten terms you now need to include in your business vocabulary to ensure you know your way around the impending workplace pension reforms: Staging Date Each employer will be given a date from which they will … Continue reading

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Is your head in the sand regarding workplace pension reform?

Changes to pension legislation have become a bit like buses: nothing for ages then two come at once.  That’s a bit unfair on buses though because to be honest changes to pensions have occurred almost annually since April 2006. Who … Continue reading

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Do you want or need to work past 65?

On 1st October 2011 compulsory retirement was abolished, with employers no longer able to force mandatory retirement at 65.   Employees can now work beyond this age if they wish without being forced into retirement. Although the charity Age UK have welcomed the change … Continue reading

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