Can talking about responsible investment drive positive outcomes for pension members?

Date: Wednesday 11 November 2020

Auto enrolment into workplace pension saving is now firmly embedded in the UK, and has brought millions of workers into saving for retirement for the first time. In recent years, the pensions industry has turned its attention to the challenge of engagement: with saving now a default behaviour, how can we ensure that people seek information and take action when they need to? Read More

What role can language play in helping pension scheme members contribute the right amount for them?

Date: Thursday 3 December 2020

The success of auto enrolment means that around 10 million more people are now saving into a workplace pension in the UK. Inertia has clearly been harnessed for good. But the flipside of its power is that people who’ve been auto enrolled tend to be less engaged than those who signed up voluntarily. Read More

Supporting emergency saving: early learnings from the employer experience

Date: Wednesday 9 December 2020

In the time since Nest Insight announced its sidecar savings trial in 2018, interest in the idea has grown. While it’s too early to draw conclusions from the trial itself, many in the financial services industry and third sector are already vocal in their support for the model, which combines an accessible ‘emergency’ savings account with traditional defined contribution (DC) retirement saving, all through the workplace.
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How has Covid-19 impacted self-employed people’s savings attitudes and behaviours?

Date: Monday 14 December 2020

Nest Insight has been working with the Department for Work and Pensions on a research programme that seeks to better understand the low levels of saving seen among self-employed people and to test a range of approaches to encourage and enable retirement saving.
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