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New pension freedoms from April 2015

Oct 15, 2014

With the publication of the Taxation of Pensions Bill yesterday, the Government confirmed its Budget 2014 announcement that, from April 2015, retirees will have much greater freedom as to how they will be able to access their defined contribution pension savings. more...

Chancellor to remove 55% death tax on pension funds from April 2015

Oct 1, 2014

George Osborne has announced that the 55% tax charge currently payable on pension funds following the death of the pension saver will be removed from April 2015. more...

Pension investments in 2014 and beyond: Save the date - 27 November 2014

Sep 22, 2014

BBS will be holding its 2014 Investment Seminar in Bristol on Thursday 27 November 2014. The event is free to attend and lunch will be provided. more...

Pensions Minister confirms NEST limits will be removed from 2017

Sep 12, 2014

Steve Webb this week confirmed that the cap on contributions to NEST will be removed from April 2017, as will the embargo on the receipt and payment of transfer values. more...

BBS Viewpoint: Workplace pensions and retirement

Jun 16, 2014

Workplace pensions and retirement: a changing landscape - the latest Viewpoint paper from BBS was published last week. more...

Workplace pensions and auto-enrolment

Automatic enrolment is the name for the new workplace pensions legislation that applies to all employers with UK workers.

The new rules include the need to provide access to a qualifying workplace pension scheme, automatically enrol all your eligible workers and make employer pension contributions on their behalf – and that’s just the start. Ongoing, there are strict administration, communication and record keeping requirements.

This website is designed to provide employers with an overview of the new pensions rules and outline what you need to do with regards to your employee pensions. If you’d rather speak directly to one of our experts, please get in touch on 0117 937 8700 or enquire online here and we'll be happy to help.


Watch the video: the essentials of auto-enrolment in less than 4 minutes

If you’re looking for a quick overview of exactly what the new pension duties mean to you as an employer, watch our video now to understand the essentials:



BBS Consultants & Actuaries are workplace pension experts, based in Bristol. We provide a range of services to help employers introduce and manage their company pension schemes and associated employee benefits, including a a fully managed auto-enrolment administration service. The company pension scheme is often cited as the most valued aspect of an employee’s reward package, after salary. As well as making sure you’re meeting all your legal duties, BBS can help you make sure your workplace pension is a valued and effective employee benefit.


Introducing 4mystaff – the easy way to manage auto-enrolment

Employers using the BBS fully managed auto-enrolment administration service benefit from 4mystaff – our user-friendly auto-enrolment client access portal. Watch the short video below to see how you could meet your ongoing administration duties with just a few clicks each month:



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