What is Auto-Enrolment?

In 2012 the UK Government introduced a new way to try to ensure as many people as possible were making provision for their retirement

Faith Glasgow 22 September, 2021 | 12:34PM
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In years gone by, employees could decide whether or not to join a workplace pension scheme - there was no obligation for them to do so, and not all employers even offered one anyway. As a consequence, many people didn’t bother.

But that all changed in 2012, when the government introduced a new way to try to ensure as many people as possible were making provision for their retirement.

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Faith Glasgow  Faith Glasgow is a freelance journalist specialising in pensions and investment trusts