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40th NAPF Survey published

The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) today published it’s 40th annual survey of workplace pensions. The survey looks at both Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution schemes in the UK,…

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Auto Enrolment-Is your business prepared?

In October, it was announced that The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has issued 177 compliance notices and fixed penalties of £400 to three employers for failing to meet their Auto Enrolment…

NEST restrictions to go

Many employers will be aware that the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) was originally established with certain limitations (an annual maximum contribution limit and ban on transfers) inherent in the offering. …

Auto Enrolment: Don’t bury your head in the sand

If you run a business then sometime soon you’re going to have to face up to the challenges of implementing auto enrolment. It isn’t going to go away. However, auto…

Yet more Auto-Enrolment news (x 2)

A couple of new Auto-Enrolment (AE) news items have been flagged with me by colleagues and friends over the last week. The first, which I think has been widely reported, was a recent…

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Better Workplace Pensions: Provider Responses

As previously recorded on this blog, The Better Workplace Pensions consultation response has raised an entirely new set of concerns for employers regarding their Auto-Enrolment scheme selection and adviser remuneration.  In a worst…

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The first Jelf Employment Seminar in Hull…

With a continual and increasing level of change to UK employment requirements, it is a great time to bring the fun and informative Jelf Employment Seminars to Hull.  This event will…

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Booking now: “Messing about on the river”

With continual change to UK employment requirements, it’s a good time to plot a course for another fun and informative Jelf Employment event.  As usual, we will be fielding our…

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The Auto-Enrolment charges cap: The “unknown unknowns”

A quote from American politician Donald Rumsfeld is often cited to expand on business complexities.  For those (very few) people who are still not familiar with the quote, below is…

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Pension pot follows member: But should it?

My recent article for the (rather good) Mindful Money website has just gone live, and I believe this to be one of my better efforts. The subject matter is the much discussed…