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Occupational pension scheme managers confident about the on-set of stakeholder

The majority of occupational pension scheme managers believe the introduction of stakeholder pensions will not effect the running of their scheme according to a survey by FPS Trustee Company.


The survey reveals that 95 per cent of managers will continue to run their scheme unaffected by the introduction of stakeholder.


FPS also found massive support among managers to maintain or even extend their scheme. With more than a third of those surveyed saying they aim to make a major effort to recruit non-members into their schemes.


FPS director Ron Spill says: &#34Although the final details of stakeholder plans are yet far from clear, it seems likely they will really only suit those who are unfortunate enough to have no occupational arrangements.&#34

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