Pensions

Pensions are becoming ever more a part of employers’ benefits packages, now that pensions pensions auto-enrolment is being rolled out.

Employers must comply with the auto-enrolment requirements from their “staging date”, depending on their size.


Preparing for stricter Covid-19 lockdowns: A guide for employers

As England’s three-tier restrictions come into force and the government faces increasing pressure to ‘circuit break’ the rising number of...

CDC pensions outperform DB and DC schemes

5 Oct 2020

Collective defined contribution (CDC) pension schemes would be expected to average 70% higher than defined contribution (DC) annuities and 40%...

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Ford to discuss reinventing post-pandemic pensions at EB Reset 2020

16 Sep 2020

Oliver Payne, international pensions and data analytics manager at car manufacturer Ford, will discuss how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted...

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Employee Benefits Reset online series to explore latest HR insights

4 Sep 2020

Employee Benefits Reset online series, which will take place 5 October to 16 October 2020, will play host to a...

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Pensions Regulator halves enforcement during pandemic

28 Aug 2020

The body overseeing compliance with pension automatic enrolment responsibilities has seen the use of its enforcement powers fall by half,...

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Short-term executive pay cuts won’t solve high pay culture

5 Aug 2020

Temporary pay cuts taken by chief executives during the coronavirus pandemic won’t solve excessive pay and bonus culture, according to...

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How can HR address concerns over Covid-19’s impact on pensions?

30 Jun 2020

The coronavirus has impacted not just pay but longer-term investments such as pensions. Naturally employees will have concerns over the...

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Reward and recognition? The future of pay after coronavirus

12 Jun 2020

We want to give key workers a pay rise, while an unprecedented quarter of the UK workforce has had the...

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TUC calls for ‘National Recovery Council’ to protect jobs and pay

20 May 2020

The TUC has called for the government to form a National Recovery Council to help the economy heal from the...

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Pay freezes and tax rises may be needed to pay for coronavirus support

13 May 2020

A two-year public sector pay freeze, an increase in income tax and end to the triple lock on state pensions...

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Furlough: what counts as pensionable salary?

12 May 2020

With almost a quarter of roles in the UK now accessing the government’s furlough scheme, many employers have raised questions...

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Eight steps to consider when changing your DC pension

12 May 2020

Changing the defined contribution (DC) pension scheme might be something organisations are considering in the context of furlough or simply...

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Coronavirus: Watchdog warns against DB to DC pension transfers

29 Apr 2020

Savers looking to move from a defined benefit (DB) to a defined contribution (DC) pension during the Covid-19 crisis are...

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Firefighters take legal action over government pension ‘robbery’

25 Apr 2020

Four public services unions have taken the government to court over pension benefits.
The Fire Brigades Union (FBU), supported by...

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Pensions Regulator relaxes enforcement of contribution reduction rules

16 Apr 2020

Employers’ obligations under the pensions automatic enrolment rules continue to apply, but the Pensions Regulator has made a number of...

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