Workplace pension re-enrolment – how does it work?

Almost all workers should now be enrolled into a workplace pension under the Automatic Enrolment scheme. But as the employer, your legal duties do not end there.

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Gender pay gap – what does this mean for pensions?

Research suggests that the average woman in her twenties today will retire with £100,000 less in her pension than her male peers.

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ICAEW “questions” pension tax relief proposals

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has raised concerns over proposals to alter the level of tax relief on pensions contributions for low-earners, arguing that any changes could burden businesses.

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Automatic enrolment easements to be lifted from January, regulator reveals

Pension flexibilities afforded to employers throughout the coronavirus pandemic will be removed from 01 January 2021, it has been revealed.

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Employers should continue to meet automatic enrolment obligations despite coronavirus disruption, says TPR

Employers should continue to enrol, re-enrol and contribute towards workers’ pensions whether they are furloughed or not, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has confirmed.

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COVID-19: Government to cover employer NICs and pension contributions of furloughed workers

The Government has announced that it will cover employer National Insurance Contributions (NICs) and pension contributions of furloughed workers.

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Increasing number of pension savers hit by tax charges

An increasing number of people saving for retirement have been hit by tax charges for exceeding the amount they are allowed to put away tax-free.

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Top industries for employer pension contributions revealed

Preparing for life after work has become one of the most important considerations for workers as they bid to secure their financial future.

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HMRC backs down from pension tax case

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has recently withdrawn an appeal in a key court case over a 55 per cent charge it wanted to levy.

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Workers could be missing out by not checking personal tax accounts

According to the latest research from the Post Office, just under half (46 per cent) of workers have never checked their personal tax accounts.

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Automatic enrolment contributions increase: what you need to do

The minimum contribution you and your staff must pay into your automatic enrolment workplace pension scheme has increased.

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Is your workplace pension up to scratch?

More than eight in 10 employees in the UK are now saving into a workplace pension, new figures reveal.

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Employers warned about TPR re-enrolment fines

If businesses do not put measures in place to correctly re-enrol their staff into a workplace pension then they could face being fined by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).

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Have you used your unused pensions annual allowance?

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has reminded taxpayers that they can carry forward any unused annual allowance if their pension savings exceed this year’s allowance.

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Call to increase auto-enrolment pension contributions

MPs say that automatic pension enrolment is fundamental to funding a new era of retirement, which is becoming increasingly reliant on private rather than public savings.

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