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Small businesses and industry experts questioned on pensions automatic enrolment

22 February 2016

The Work and Pensions Committee holds the second oral evidence session of its inquiry into Pensions automatic enrolment.


Wednesday 24 February 2016, The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 9.30am

  • Ian Cass, Managing Director, Forum of Private Business
  • Mike Cherry, Policy Director, Federation of Small Businesses
  • James Lowman, Chief Executive, Association of Convenience Stores

At 10.15am

  • Yvonne Braun, Director, Long Term Savings Policy, Association of British Insurers
  • David Fairs, Chairman, Association of Consulting Actuaries
  • Tim Sharp, Pensions Policy Officer, Trade Union Congress
  • Thomas Brooks, Senior Policy Researcher, Citizens Advice

Purpose of the session

In the first of two panels, the Work and Pensions Committee takes evidence from small business representatives regarding how best to support smaller employers meet their automatic enrolment duties

During the second panel the Committee will consider the suitability of the wider automatic enrolment policy, specifically in relation to those for whom automatic enrolment is unlikely to increase their pension provision, taking evidence from industry experts and advisers.

Further information

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