More Ipswich People are saving for retirement

Recent figures show that 10,000 more people in Ipswich are now enrolled in a workplace pension.

Auto-enrolment was introduced so that more workers can save for retirement, so that people have greater financial security and independence in their retirement.

Our careful management of the economy – as well as important changes to help people save more for their retirement – means more families can plan for the long-term with the security of a pension.

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Esther McVey, said:

“These figures show just how extraordinarily successful automatic enrolment has been in revolutionising pensions saving in this country, and has no sign of stopping. With almost 10 million more people saving in a pension through auto-enrolment, statistics are showing the total membership of workplace pension schemes is now at a record high of 41.1 million in 2017, up nearly 50 per cent in the last six years.

“Not only are millions more people moving into work, but they are putting money aside for their futures as a result of our reforms, showing we are returning to a society of savers where individuals are in control of their own money.”