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M2i offers members more

M2i has added LifeQuote, Commercial Mortgage Solutions and Commercial Money Matters to the companies its members have access to. Steve Butler, head of m2i, says: “We opened discussions with these firms after feedback from our members. Acting on their requirements has been fundamental to our success in the first year of regulation.

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Guide: how to… communicate with your pension members

Effective communication of your pension scheme is a large part of getting auto-enrolment right. Delivering the same message to all employees is not necessarily the way to go. To assist you with the communication of your pension scheme, we have provided some key areas to think about, such as:

  • What to consider when segmenting your workforce
  • How to communicate to pension scheme members at the right time in their member lifecycle
  • What topics you should be discussing with your pension members
  • The new pension freedoms and the importance of communicating them

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