Auto-enrolment and rising longevity stifle wage growth #AS2013


Increasing employer pension contributions driven by rising longevity, auto-enrolment (AE) and poor defined benefit (DB) scheme returns has held back wage growth, according to Treasury figures.

The Autumn Statement document released today showed that the total proportion of employee compensation accounted for by earnings has fallen since 2000. The proportion of compensation afforded to...

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