Tags: Contributory pensions

Emma Harvey: I’m entitled to a workplace pension? 1 in 3 Brits still have no idea

Despite the recent £8m TV campaign from the DWP, research by online pension adviser, Wealth Wizards, has shown that by the end of 2015, an alarming thirty-eight per cent of working Britain’s still do not know what auto-enrolment is or realise that they are entitled to a workplace pension.

A third of employers will not review their existing pension schemes

Just a week after marking national Pension Awareness Day in the UK it has been revealed that a third of employers will not review their existing pension service following the reforms introduced in April, according to the latest research from Close Brothers Asset Management (CBAM). Despite a wave of new flexibilities meaning people now have…

Employers will favour health care over compulsory pension contributions, predicts healthcare provider

Russ Piper, chief executive of Sovereign Health Care, one of Britain’s leading providers, believes more employers will favour health care cash plans as an attractive staff benefit in light of the introduction of compulsory pension contributions. Mr Piper added said he believed many businesses would seek lower cost, better value-for-money benefits for staff rather than…