Research and analysis

The use of vesting rules and default options in occupational pension schemes (RR725)

This report presents findings on the use of vesting rules and default options in Defined Contribution (DC) occupational pension schemes.

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The use of vesting rules and default options in occupational pension schemes (RR725): report

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The use of vesting rules and default options in occupational pension schemes (RR725): summary

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By Andrew Wood, Peggy Young and Dominika Wintersgill

This report presents findings of a qualitative study carried out in August and September 2010 to explore the use of vesting rules and default options in Defined Contribution (DC) occupational pension schemes. It involved 41 face-to-face depth interviews with:

  • intermediaries
  • pension providers
  • employers with DC occupational pension schemes.

The research was carried out on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions by RS Consulting.