Work and Pensions Committee

Pensions automatic enrolment inquiry

Inquiry status: open - accepting written submissions

Accepting written submissions; the deadline is Wednesday 3 February 2016.

Scope of the inquiry

The Committee welcomes written submissions addressing the following points:

  • the effectiveness of the automatic enrolment process and lessons learnt so far
  • the impact of automatic enrolment on smaller employers and how they plan to mitigate any negative effects
  • Department for Work and Pensions support for small and micro employers in meeting their automatic enrolment obligations, and any recommendations for improvement
  • the suitability of the auto-enrolment earnings threshold and minimum contribution rates
  • the effect of the delays to the implementation of increases to minimum contributions announced in the Autumn Statement
  • the interaction between automatic-enrolment and other pensions reforms, including the new state pension and pension freedom

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Next meeting(s)

24 February 2016 9:30 AM

Oral Evidence Session

Pensions automatic enrolment
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Witness(es)

Ian Cass, Managing Director, Forum of Private Business
Mike Cherry, Policy Director, Federation of Small Businesses
James Lowman, Chief Executive, Association of Convenience Stores
Yvonne Braun, Director, Long Term Savings Policy, Association of British Insurers
David Fairs, Chairman, Association of Consulting Actuaries
Tim Sharp, Pensions Policy Officer, Trade Union Congress
Thomas Brooks, Senior Policy Researcher, Citizens Advice

Location

The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

09 March 2016 9:30 AM

Oral Evidence Session

Pensions automatic enrolment
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