More than half of employees unaware of AE


Employers need to do more to inform employees unaware of auto-enrolment Scottish Widows research shows.

The company's Workplace Pensions Report 2012 has revealed 52% of employees have no knowledge of the new legislation. This is in the face of auto-enrolment, which will affect nearly 19 million workers, being rolled out from next month. The research showed awareness is particularly poor among the scheme's target audience. Only a third of employees on an income of under £20,000 pa were aware of the changes. Scottish Widows head of business development, corporate pensions, Lynn Graves said: "With just three weeks to go until auto-enrolment comes into force, it is shocking that there re...

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