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Tesco v Morrisons – a pension-enrolment showdown

The Government officials charged with monitoring the success of auto-enrolment will no doubt be watching with interest the reported numbers enrolling into the Morrison’s and Tesco’s pension arrangements. Both organisations have opted to provide their “eligible jobholders” with defined benefit pensions; the … Continue reading

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“Ambitious” pensions can save you from staging a disaster

Organisations with 500 or more employees have been written to recently by the DWP with a reminder that in 2013 they have to “stage” auto-enrolment. Companies which historically provide and promote pensions to their staff will take all this in their stride But staging … Continue reading

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Auto-enrolment ; winners and losers.

Tesco doesn’t seem to be getting too much credit from the DB aficionados who have been perturbed by its attempts to push back retirement ages as part of the new deal.

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