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Pensions Regulator's Education Drive for 2012 - NAPF Comment

17 May 2011

Commenting on the education campaign launched by the Pensions Regulator today to help employers implement the 2012 pensions auto-enrolment reforms, Joanne Segars, Chief Executive at the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF), said:

“Employers and pension schemes urgently need certainty to adapt to the new rules. The TPR’s campaign is a first step.

“With the 2012 reforms coming into effect very soon, employers and pension schemes have little time to implement the changes required. They need all the support they can get if they are to apply these reforms successfully.

“It is vital that the Government and the Regulator use every single opportunity to provide that. The success of these pivotal reforms depends on that.”

Notes to editors:

1. Joanne Segars is available for interview.

2. The NAPF is the leading voice of workplace pensions in the UK. We speak for 1,200 pension schemes with some 15 million members and assets of around £800 billion. NAPF members also include over 400 businesses providing essential services to the pensions sector.

Contacts:

Paul Platt, Head of Media, NAPF, 020 7601 1717 or 07917506683, [email protected]

Christian Zarro, Press Officer, NAPF, 020 7601 1718 or 07825 171 446, [email protected]