Communication and education key to stopping levelling down

Advisers believe communication and education are the key factors that will minimise levelling down, according to research from Aegon.

A poll for the provider found 65 per cent of advisers believe active promotion of quality pension schemes will minimise levelling down to Nest and 52 per cent believe employers will need greater communication.

The survey also found 61 per cent of advisers thought generating increased interest in non-core benefits, such as salary sacrifice, would minimise levelling down whilst 53 per cent thought this could be achieved through increased marketing activity, such as seminars and education in the workplace.