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Big Society Capital Social Pensions Research

Survey of employees with Defined Contribution pensions for Big Society Capital.

  • Two in five (40%) employees know little or nothing about their pension.
  • Nearly three-quarters (72%) say it is important that they know where the money they put into their pension is invested.
  • Fewer than three in ten employees with DC pensions say their employer has consulted them over the investment of their pension funds.
  • Nearly half of those surveyed (46%) feel it is important that pensions are invested in organisations that reflect their social and environmental views; this rises to 55% for millennials.
  • Two in five employees (39%) say they would be more likely to take up a pension if their employer offer social pension funds, and nearly a third (31%) say they would save more if a social pension is offered to them.

Date Published: 16/02/2017

Categories: Finance | GB | Personal Finance | Public and communities

Client: Big Society Capital


ComRes interviewed 1,500 UK employees with a Defined Contribution (DC) pension between 21st December 2016 and 3rd January 2017.

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