Six out of ten people believe employees should be forced to pay compulsory pension contributions, sa...
Six out of ten people believe employees should be forced to pay compulsory pension contributions, says the surprising results of a survey from Prudential.
One might have expected three-quarters of those asked to say employers should be required to make payments, yet 62% of the 1000 people questioned believe employees should be required to pay into a company pension, and almost a quarter (22%) think individuals should be putting 9-10% of their salary into a pension.
Findings of the survey suggest those living in the North-East, Wales and East Anglia hold a strong belief there should be automatic deductions of pension payments, whereas only 19% feel individuals should be responsible for their own retirement planning.
Only 4% of people said that they thought the State should provide for them, but there was substantial confusion as to how much people think they should be contributing as answers range from people who could not offer a sensible answer to those who feel 16% of the salary would be an appropriate payment.
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