Lee Noble
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Posted: 27th February 2015

Weekly Post Roundup - 27th February

Take a look back at the blog posts from this week with the weekly roundup!

Another busy week of auto enrolment and pensions reforms is over and with March just around the corner, we thought it would be good to look back at the week that has just passed!


Government under increased pressure to introduce pension commission

The International Longevity Centre-UK (ILC-UK) have released a new report that details the future demographic and economic storm that we are facing. As a result, there are more pressured calls for the next government to introduce a new pension commission to help challenge the policies made in regards to the adequate saving for retirement.

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Working five years beyond state pension age could increase your pension by 33%

Working an extra five years beyond the state pension age could lead to an increase of up to 33% in your weekly pension income; a report by Friends Life has found.

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Are you ready for the April pensions reform?

As of April 2015, people over the age of 55 will be able to access their pension pot and spend it in any way they want instead of being forced to buy an annuity. However, recent reports show that the government isn’t ready for these reforms.

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What is the best way to comply with auto enrolment? [Video]

Watch the short 90 second video below to find out how IRIS is helping businesses comply with auto enrolment, the workplace pension reform. The government introduced auto enrolment in 2012 in an attempt to get more of us saving for our retirements. The initial stages have been deemed a major success with over 5 million people being enrolled into eligible pension schemes with just a 12% opt-out rate.

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