Government charts a course for auto-enrolment pensions system

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  1. Which of these answers best describes the government’s auto-enrolment proposal?

  2. Under the proposals, what will employers have to do by 2023?

  3. What will the state do?

  4. Why will the retail sector be affected more than some other sectors?

  5. Which of these is not an area that will be part of a public consultation?

  6. Which of these is not a proposed measure to protect defined benefit pension scheme members?

  7. Why is Ireland considering auto-enrolment as part of its pension reforms?

  8. Why might there be additional strain put on employers?

  9. Which of these is not taken into consideration as part of the 'total contributions' approach?

  10. What is the difference between a defined benefit and a defined contribution pension?