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Pickering to reinstate compulsory employer pensions

Alan Pickering is set to propose restoring the right for employers to force staff to join company pension schemes, according to an interview he gave to the Financial Times.

Pensions experts have welcomed the move, saying the move has been on the cards for some time and will improve pension provision.

In his report on how to simplify pensions regime, Pickering is also likely to propose scrapping the second state pension.

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