Auto-enrolment boosts saver numbers

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Undated handout photo issued by the Pensions Regulator of (left to right) Michael Kerr, West Ham United (WHU) HR director, Julie O'Leary, WHU sponsorship executive, pensions minister Steve Webb, Dougie Robertson, WHU head groundsman,  Esha Chopra, WHU media marketing executive and Charles Counsell, automatic enrolment executive director at the Pensions Regulator as West Ham football club has helped push the total number of people who have started putting money into a workplace pension to the latest milestone of three million. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday March 12, 2014. See PA story MONEY Pension. Photo credit should read: Pensions Regulator /PA WireNOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Undated handout photo issued by the Pensions Regulator of (left to right) Michael Kerr, West Ham United (WHU) HR director, Julie O'Leary, WHU sponsorship executive, pensions minister Steve Webb, Dougie Robertson, WHU head groundsman, Esha Chopra, WHU media marketing executive and Charles Counsell, automatic enrolment executive director at the Pensions Regulator as West Ham football club has helped push the total number of people who have started putting money into a workplace pension to the latest milestone of three million. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday March 12, 2014. See PA story MONEY Pension. Photo credit should read: Pensions Regulator /PA WireNOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%More than three million people have started putting money into a workplace pension due to the Government's landmark reforms to head off a looming retirement savings crisis.

Football club West Ham United, whose vice chairman Karren Brady has backed the scheme in high-profile advertising campaigns, helped push the total number of people who have been automatically placed into a pension to the latest milestone.