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No time to waste: minimum pension contributions must rise
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No time to waste: minimum pension contributions must rise

A significant increase in the minimum contributions to workplace pensions is required according to a new report by the Association of British Insurers (ABI).[1] With the tenth anniversary of the introduction of automatic enrolment (AE) into workplace pensions [..]


What is ESG and how is it affecting workplace pensions?
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What is ESG and how is it affecting workplace pensions?

Most people in the UK will know what a pension is, and a great proportion will have one themselves. But the pension we know today is very different to that of over a century ago. Changes have included the launch of the State Earnings Related Pension Scheme (SERPS), [..]


Only a quarter of employees are aware of ESG options for workplace pensions
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Only a quarter of employees are aware of ESG options for workplace pensions

Only a quarter (23%) of employees are aware of environmental, social and governance (ESG) options when it comes to their workplace pension, according to research from employee benefits, wellness and financial education provider Secondsight. In the report, [..]


Secondsight research finds that only 23% of people with workplace pensions are aware of access to ESG funds
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Secondsight research finds that only 23% of people with workplace pensions are aware of access to ESG funds

Only a quarter of people are aware of ESG-related options when it comes to their workplace pension despite an increased interest in sustainability, particularly among younger people, a new report from Secondsight has found. The report - “Workplace pensions and [..]


Why it’s so important for your employees to understand how their pension works
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Why it’s so important for your employees to understand how their pension works

For many people, retirement is a time to relax and enjoy the rewards of a lifetime of hard work. Your employees may already have thought about what they want to do, whether that’s taking long holidays or simply spending more time with their loved ones. Of [..]


How will the ‘Great Resignation’ change employees’ attitudes to employee benefits?
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How will the ‘Great Resignation’ change employees’ attitudes to employee benefits?

After almost two years of pent-up frustration among employees, as a result of a stagnant jobs market throughout the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the so-called ‘Great Resignation’ is underway. And, although pay is an important consideration in any job [..]


What support do you think employees need the most? Poll results revealed
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What support do you think employees need the most? Poll results revealed

For most people, their job is a big part of their day to day lives with much of their time being spent working. Because of this, some of the life events people experience throughout their lives, good or bad, might have an impact on how they perform at work. These [..]


Smart Money – July/August 2021
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Smart Money – July/August 2021

Welcome to our latest edition. Inside this issue, the unique combination of tax breaks and flexible access available to pensions makes them a compelling choice when saving for retirement. On page 08 we look at one of the key benefits of saving into a pension rather [..]


88% of employees participated in workplace pensions in 2019
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88% of employees participated in workplace pensions in 2019

88% of eligible employees (19.2million) participated in a workplace pension in 2019 an increase from 87% in 2018, according to research by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Partner at Secondsight, Darren Laverty, talks to Employee Benefits about how [..]


Time is our friend when it comes to pensions
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Time is our friend when it comes to pensions

Speaking to Employee Benefits, Matthew Mitten, Partner at Secondsight, talks about the impact of the Covid-19 on retirement savings. Employees may have seen a downturn in the value of their pensions investments and may feel apprehensive about their performance [..]


What is financial wellbeing and how can you support employees to be financially ‘well’?
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What is financial wellbeing and how can you support employees to be financially ‘well’?

Money is still somewhat of a taboo subject and even talking about it with your family and friends can be difficult. That’s why, Talk Money, Talk Pensions Week is designed to get people to do just that, talk about money. Running from 18th – 22nd November, the [..]


Secondsight awarded Most Outstanding Workplace Pension Adviser 2019
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Secondsight awarded Most Outstanding Workplace Pension Adviser 2019

Wealth & Finance International selected Secondsight as the ‘Most Outstanding Workplace Pension Adviser 2019 – UK’ in the Global Business Excellence Awards. This award highlights the strength of Secondsight’s influence within the industry and the [..]


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