Report (C110)

Amounts and accounts: reforming private pension enrolment

Date: 15 June 2009
ISBN: 978-1-903274-61-3
DOI: 10.1920/co.ifs.2009.0110

The government has recently legislated radical private pension reforms that will lead to the majority of employees being covered by provisions for 'automatic enrolment' by their employers into a private pension, which in some cases will be a new 'Personal Account'. This Commentary provides an assessment of the number of individuals likely to be affected by these reforms and their characteristics.