UK retirement savings still falling short

The UK has never been a likely setting for revolution, but its pension regulation has experienced reform on a scale unsurpassed since Henry VIII executed a hostile takeover of the Church

Auto-enrolment is making a difference, but savers need more help

Automatic enrolment in a workplace pension scheme is hailed a success, but there remains a long way to go before workers can retire on an adequate income

Expert independent online advice to help your employees plan for the future

With auto-enrolment and pension freedoms, it has never been more critical for employees to receive advice

Uphill struggle in UK pensions revolution

Workplace pensions cover - crop

As the UK population ages and people in work fail to save enough for their retirement, employers face a greater burden, writes Pádraig Floyd

Political head-to-head in pensions debate

Political head-to-head in pensions debate

Pensions minister Steve Webb and shadow pensions secretary Rachel Reeves exchange blows in the fight for votes at the May general election, and set out their policies on saving for retirement

So far, so good with pension reform

Auto-Enrolement staging volumes by year

Elizabeth Pfeuti recounts the story of auto-enrolment so far and advises what to expect next

Pensions guidance is not enough

Guidance is not enough

Pitfalls lie in the way of pension savers who need impartial guidance on how best to use their retirement funds following reforms allowing the drawdown of cash lump sums, writes Stephanie Hawthorne

Preparing business for auto-enrolment

Aviva

Workplace pensions for small companies are on their way – it’s time to start your journey, says Aviva