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The case for extending automatic pension enrolment to young workers

In this briefing, Gareth Davies MP makes the case for young workers to be automatically enroled into a workplace pension scheme. He argues that, instead of waiting until the age of 22, extending automatic enrolment 18-21-year-olds will better equip them meet the challenges of their generation.
Published: 15 March 2022
Author: Social Market Foundation
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Banking on building back better – How can a stakeholder economy help rebuild the UK after COVID-19?

This essay series, collected in partnership with the Chartered Banker Institute, re-evaluates the concept of the stakeholder economy in light of the economic and social shockwaves delivered by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Published: 16 March 2021
Author: Social Market Foundation
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Golden Years? What freedom and choice will mean for UK pensioners

This research uses modelling to assess the implications for UK retirees were they to follow similar paths to those exhibited by individuals in Australia and the United States of America, countries where they have similar pension freedoms.
Published: 03 November 2015
Author(s): Nigel Keohane, Ben Richards, Katie Evans
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Good Pensions: Introducing social pension funds to the UK

The purpose of this joint paper the Social Market Foundation and Big Society Capital is to explore why and how social pension funds should be introduced in the UK.
Published: 02 September 2015
Author: Nigel Keohane
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SMF Briefing: Pensions policy for the next parliament

With the Government and all parties announcing fresh reforms over the last six months, pensions policy is set to be one of the dominant themes in the lead up to the next general election. Drawing on past and current SMF research, this briefing paper highlights the most important points for discussion.
Published: 22 September 2014
Author: Nigel Keohane
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Public Sector Pensions: Planning the Future

As the UK government contemplates root and branch reform of public sector pensions, this edited collection brings together a range of expert contributions to explore the arguments behind the debate and the options facing ministers.
Published: 08 December 2010
Author: James Lloyd
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Early Access to Pension Saving

This report examines the evidence that current pension rules, associated with the UK 'annuities deal', deter pension saving. The report also explores in detail the practical considerations and problems that would be confronted by the multiple 'early access' models of pension saving that have been proposed.
Published: 22 March 2010
Author: James Lloyd
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What if? A UK model for compulsory pensions

Published just before the long awaited Pensions Commission report on the future of pensions, the SMF working group’s report, What if? A UK model for compulsory pensions, explores how pension compulsion might best be implemented.
Published: 23 November 2005
Author: Social Market Foundation
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Increased Pension Compulsion in the UK

This paper was intended to provide the SMF working group on pension compulsion with a starting point for discussion and a preliminary agenda for its meetings.
Published: 06 September 2005
Author: Ann Rossiter
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