RPRC Forum 23 September: Does the UK’s reform of pensions have lessons for New Zealand?

Subject: RPRC Forum 23 September: Does the UK’s reform of pensions have lessons for New Zealand?

The Retirement Policy and Research Centre is hosting the forum:

Does the UK’s reform of pensions have lessons for New Zealand?

When: 3pm to 5.30pm, 23 September 2013
Where: Decima Glenn, level 3 of the University of Auckland Business School
Who: Keynote speakers:Dr Alison O’Connell, Consultant and policy adviser, and Ms Diane Maxwell, Retirement Commissioner.

Abstract: The UK’s pension system, once the most complicated in the world, is about to become surprisingly like New Zealand’s single tier of public age pension and auto-enrolment into private pensions. The UK reforms include increases to the qualifying age for the age pension and major efforts to raise the quality of workplace pensions.

More information available here.

Registration is required. Email m.dale

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