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Pensions & Investment

Pensions policy, corporate governance and shareholder activism, particularly through workers’ engagement in pension fund management.

Keeping workplace pensions working: responding to the government consultation on defined benefit pensions

23 May 2017, by in Pensions & Investment

While the General Election takes centre stage, within Whitehall, a process is quietly going on that could affect the living standards of upwards of 11 million people. Last week, a government consultation on the future of defined benefit (DB) pensions – the type that pay an income based on our salary and length of service – closed to submissions.…

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Government inertia could put pensions auto-enrolment at risk

03 Apr 2017, by in Pensions & Investment

Cleverly harnessing individual inertia to help workers get a workplace pension has been behind the success of automatic enrolment. But government inertia could put its early success at risk. Under automatic enrolment, workers have to actively opt out of membership (soft compulsion) while employers have to make contributions into their pension pots (hard compulsion). The…

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