DWP outlines pot follows member plans with two-step proposal


The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has published proposals to automatically transfer small pots when savers move jobs, with exemptions for funds outside the 0.75% charge cap.

The draft paper follows confirmation from pensions minister Steve Webb last month that auto-transfers would begin on a voluntary basis. The Automatic transfers: a framework for consolidating pension...

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