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UK pension and employment law reform — 2012 and beyond

Recent announcements by Business Secretary Vince Cable suggest that major employment reforms aimed at encouraging businesses to hire again might be implemented soon. Meantime, with effect from the first of this month, qualifying UK employees are to be automatically enrolled in suitable pension schemes to promote saving for retirement.

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