March 2016 Newsletter
March 8, 2016 | By Chris Williams |
For a full copy of the newsletter click here: March 2016 Newsletter the edition looks at the following issues:
Pension freedom barriers to be removed
The government has introduced a range of measures aimed at removing barriers that may be stopping people from being able to access their pensions.
Government productivity plan lacks focus
The government’s productivity plan has been described as a "vague collection of existing policies" by the Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)Committee.
Self-employed workforce continues to grow
The number of people choosing to become self-employed has continued to grow, making up 15% of the total workforce.
“Real test” for auto-enrolment ahead
Auto-enrolment has been a success for larger employers, but the “real test” lied ahead as smaller employers begin to enrol their employees, a report by the Public Accounts Committee has concluded.