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The time is now
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The time is now

Long on the horizon, automatic enrolment is set to become a reality for small and medium-sized charities. Ian Bird advises on how to make implementation a painless process. Charities are getting closer to their auto enrolment staging date, where they will be [..]


Secondary Automatic enrolment market
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Secondary Automatic enrolment market

Our Partner, Darren Laverty was one of the delegates at the Corporate Adviser Round Table event in April, which saw him discussing auto-enrolment, the removal of commission on pensions and financial education. Darren commented on the importance of financial [..]


Are employers ready for re-enrolment?
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Are employers ready for re-enrolment?

As larger employers are assessing and re-enrolling employees for the first time, Ian Bird looks at what employers should be doing to maximise this opportunity "This new set of obligations is a second chance to communicate the benefits of the scheme and encourage [..]


Autumn statement- greater pension education needed
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Autumn statement- greater pension education needed

Director at Secondsight, Ian Bird responded to yesterday's Autumn Statement and the changes announced to pensions. The weekly basic state pension will rise by £3.35 and taking the flat rate state pension to £119.30 from April – the biggest increase in pension [..]


Secondsight supports re-enrolment second chances
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Secondsight supports re-enrolment second chances

October 2015 marks the three-year anniversary since automatic enrolment launched in the UK, and the country’s largest employers enrolled eligible staff into a pension. It seems like only yesterday, and time certainly has ‘flown by’. A lot has been made of [..]


The highs and lows of auto-enrolment
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The highs and lows of auto-enrolment

Secondsight partner Matthew Mitten discusses the opportunities and challenges of auto-enrolment for advisers and their corporate clients In an article featured in Money Marketing, Matthew Mitten discusses all things auto-enrolment including; the Government's [..]


Links of London sees 0.8% auto-enrolment opt out
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Links of London sees 0.8% auto-enrolment opt out

Secondsight client, Folli Follie has seen just 4 of its auto-enrolled Links of London employees opt out of its new group personal pension (GPP) plan since its staging date on 1 November 2013. As well as introducing a new GPP, Secondsight delivered a series of [..]


A third of SMEs will “refuse to comply” with AE
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A third of SMEs will “refuse to comply” with AE

It's one year today since pensions auto-enrolment rules began to come into force and we're fast approaching the point at which small and medium firms will be compelled to comply. Real Business discusses the automatic enrolment research as published by [..]


Third of small firms refuse to comply with AE
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Third of small firms refuse to comply with AE

Almost a third (32pc) of small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) have admitted that they plan to ignore the forthcoming auto enrolment legislation. As a result, they could face fines of up to £30.4m per day. Read the Telegraph Online article in full [..]


32% do not comply with auto-enrolment
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32% do not comply with auto-enrolment

Almost a third (32%) of respondents have no intention of complying with auto-enrolment legislation.  This is just one of the findings from the Secondsight auto-enrolment survey report. The report, based on survey results conducted by Secondsight's parent [..]


Auto Enrolment – how employers are finding it
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Auto Enrolment – how employers are finding it

Auto Enrolment - how employers are finding it 8 months in to Auto-Enrolment, the June edition of Employee Benefits Magazine speaks to our client, The Whitgift Foundation about their auto-enrolment experience. Helen Bidgway, head of HR at The Whitgift [..]


Don’t leave it too late plan for auto-enrolment
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Don’t leave it too late plan for auto-enrolment

The press coverage is hotting up and we are seeing adverts on TV and in newspapers. But do employees really know what it is yet and are employers ready? Employers must plan ahead and have a strategy because they will have to make decisions around a complex [..]


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