Employers Pension Provision Survey 2007

Pub. Date
09 December, 2008

This report describes the extent and nature of pension provision among private sector employers in Great Britain in 2007. The findings are based on a survey carried out among a nationally-representative sample of 2,360 private sector employers.

In respect of the extent of provision, the report covers the proportions of firms providing pensions and the extent of employee membership of employer pension schemes. In respect of the nature of pension provision, the report covers the types of provision, joining mechanisms and contribution rates. The report also outlines the main reasons for provision or non-provision of pensions and examines recent and planned changes in provision. Some comparisons are made with the extent and nature of provision in 2005.