Auto Enrolment

  • Developments in Germany

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    Here’s a useful ‘heads-up’ from our Germany Country Manager – Rudy Blaich on possible developments in the German pension market that may affect our international corporate clients who have staff based in Germany. Germany might be on the way to copying some parts of the UK’s Automatic Enrolment, albeit slightly. On November 4th, last draft legislat...
  • The Pensions Regulator takes action on non-compliance

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    The Pensions Regulator (TPR) publishes annual and quarterly commentary and analysis on automatic enrolment and the powers they have used to ensure employer compliance over the relevant period. The data gives a breakdown of which of the several compliance enforcement actions have been applied. The analysis and data published in the TPR June 2015 rep...
  • An overview of the Changes in Dutch Labour Law in 2015

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    Dutch labour is often being called difficult. Especially when it comes to dismissal law foreign companies often frowned upon the Dutch legislation. In 2015 the Dutch labour law legislation is being changed drastically. In this short article these changes will be explained. The changes will take place in three parts: I         changes per January fi...
  • Early working life? It pays to get into pension saving now!

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    The new pension rules mean that there’s much more flexibility and choice over how we take our cash in retirement than ever before. Whether you’re in your early 20s or bidding farewell to your 30s, it’s time to get to grips with pensions so you can take advantage of the new rules. The sooner you start paying into your pension, the more time and oppo...
  • The Impact of Automatic Enrolment

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    The Office of National Statistics 2014 Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings provides us with evidence of the considerable impact of Automatic Enrolment within the pensions arena – for employees and employers. According to the survey findings: - Workplace pension scheme membership has increased to 59% in 2014, from 50% in 2013, driven by increases i...
  • Gender gap in pension savings narrow, as women benefit from Workplace Pension changes

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    The number of women saving adequately for retirement has shifted from a record low to a four-year high in the last 12 months, according to Scottish Widows’ annual Women and Retirement Report. Half of the UK female population is now preparing adequately – the first increase recorded since 2011 – a leap of 10 percentage points from 40 to 50 in the pa...
  • What is Auto Enrolment?

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    You will probably have heard of Automatic Enrolment by now, but what exactly is the government’s new approach to Workplace pensions and how will it affect you and your company? In this short video, we’ll take you through the introductory points of Automatic Enrolment to get you up to speed. Interested in finding out more? Click here to download our...