New pensions rules risk leaving us in poverty

Sarah Coles
older people with beach huts
older people with beach huts

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The government says it has the solution to the pensions crisis: auto-enrolment. It sounds foolproof, and hopes are high as we reach the launch of the scheme.

However, one expert is warning that there's a very real risk it will leave millions in dire financial straits in retirement.