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Majority of public aware of stakeholder

A majority of the public now say that they are aware of stakeholder pensions, according to research undertaken by NOP for the ABI released this week.

Its research shows of those currently unlikely to take out a stakeholder pension, almost four in ten would be more likely to do so if it were arranged through an employer and more than four out of five people intending to take out a stakeholder say they will seek further advice.

But research also shows only one in ten respondents told the survey they could not afford a stakeholder pension.

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