Pension Play Pen lunch – “April 18th – a nudge too far?”

Play Pen

It’s one of the key questions for the next 6 months.

  • Will the cost to employers  of the ramp from 1 to 2% of bank earnings, combined with the introduction of the National Living Wage – bump up the business casualty rate?
  • Will employees find a hike from 1 to 3% of BE too hot to handle, will they – like over-heated frogs, jump out of the pan and opt-out in droves?
  • Will the Federation of Small Businesses, the CBI and other employer groups gang up against the changes?
  • Will there be non-compliance as employers overlook the increase in payments?
  • Will employees start asking where all the money is going ?
  • Will employers start asking where they can get answers to these questions?

These and many other questions will be discussed at today’s Pension Play Pen lunch which will return to the newly re-decorated Counting House.

You can go their site and get yourself a free drink, cutting down your costs (which are typically £15- we have a new cost-controlled menu)

We kick off at 12 for 12.30 when the discussion begins. I look forward to seeing as many people as can fit in the Partners Room at the back (a lot) ! The pub is at 50 Cornhill – 200 yards from the Bank, we wrap up at 1.45 and kick out at 2pm



About henry tapper

Founder of the Pension PlayPen, Director of First Actuarial, partner of Stella, father of Olly . I am the Pension Plowman
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One Response to Pension Play Pen lunch – “April 18th – a nudge too far?”

  1. Mike Lacey says:

    Interesting figure I recently heard is that for the worker on average earnings, the increase in employee contribution will mean they will be expected to contribute 50% of their net, disposable income. Which is quite scary, really.

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