Company pensions.

What is a company pension?

A company pension is where an employer arranges a pension for their employees. They’re sometimes referred to as an occupational or workplace pension, and usually involve employers putting money into your pension pot when you do.

How do they work?

Company pensions vary between employers, and they will generally choose the pension provider for you. It makes sense to join your company pension if your employer is contributing. You should check how much you are expected to contribute and what your employer may pay in on your behalf.

Recent pension legislation requires employers to automatically enrol eligible employees into their pension scheme and contribute certain amounts. Find out more about automatic enrolment here.


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Jargon buster

Choosing the right pension can be difficult, which is why we've created this jargon buster to explain some of the most commonly used words and terms. We've also included some new terms you might see used following the Government's Pension Reform from April 2015. The tax information we provide is based on our understanding of current tax law and could change.


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