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PPI: Small employers may seek pay cuts to make up auto-enrolment cost

A report released last week found smaller employers may consider decreasing basic pay to implement auto-enrolment, while experts said implementing the reform will lead to a focus on benefit structure. 

One in four executives taking cash in lieu of pensions

The number of FTSE 250 executives taking taxable cash supplements instead of pensions has risen, according to a survey, as the way high-earners receive benefits has changed in light of lower lifetime and annual allowance limits.

The Weekly Wrap: July 18 edition

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A round-up of pensions and investment stories published across the FT Group – from schemes pouring money into alternative assets, to Philadelphia's attempts to shore up its underfunded pension plan.



Plus the week in numbers:

  • Institutional investors have invested £596.5bn in direct property
  • Assets managed by the 100 biggest alternative fund groups rose by 6%
  • Almost 15m people could be actively saving in private sector pension schemes by 2030


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In this week's social media comment Money Box's Paul Lewis takes on the pensions minister.

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