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Pensions

Articles, reports and other resources that enable accountants in business to make a real difference to their organisations by providing them with practical information on the latest thinking in pensions.

Workplace pensions reforms: auto-enrolment and compulsory employer contributions.

Wide ranging work-based pension reforms were phased in from October 2012, aimed at encouraging more people to save for their retirement.

All employers need to start preparing for their new responsibilities under the legislation and should be planning and budgeting at an early stage to prepare for the additional costs - both of any additional employer contributions, and of the additional administrative costs of upgrading payroll systems, collecting and paying over contributions and retaining the required records.

UK DB Bulk Pensions Insurance - Market Review report

Keep up to date on the latest developments in the UK bulk pensions insurance market relevant to defined benefit (DB) pension plans.

Planning for retirement

A look at the personal wealth planning themes FDs should consider to ensure a comfortable post-career life.

Special report: Pensions

Our report on pensions provides a synopsis of the basics from both a personal and business perspective.

Getting to grips with auto-enrolment

As the first stages of automatic enrolment into pensions get under way, Robert Russell and Liz Cole explain the rationale behind the pensions reform and how it works in practice

The pensions regulator

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) was established by the Pensions Act 2004 and assumed authority on 6 April 2005.