About auto-enrolment

Can employees opt in if they’ve previously left the pension scheme?

Your employee may change their mind and want to opt in to their workplace pension. They may have opted out …

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Can I postpone my duties start date and how long can I do this for?

Yes, you can do this for a maximum of 3 months. There are 3 types of postponement. These can be …

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Does your scheme allow postponement?

Yes, the maximum legal period that you can delay putting employees into your pension scheme is 3 months if you …

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How much do I need to pay into my employees’ pension pots?

If the qualifying earnings basis is being used, the minimum contribution is 8% with at least 3% from the employer …

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If an employee is still on probation, can the company choose not to auto-enrol them?

An employer can choose to enrol its employees when they commence employment, or the employer is able to postpone enrolling …

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My employee was Eligible but has now been assessed as Non Eligible. Do I change the status?

Once an employee is auto-enrolled with an Eligible status, their auto-enrolment status doesn’t change, so even if they reach State …

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We are an overseas company with UK workers who pay UK taxes, do we have auto-enrolment duties?

The Pensions Regulator defines the criteria to use when deciding whether or not to auto-enrol a worker as ‘whether the …

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What are the auto-enrolment duties for enrolling directors?

According to The Pensions Regulator, an employer has the option to enrol a director into a workplace pension if they’re …

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What are the basic things I need to do to comply with auto-enrolment?

The auto-enrolment obligations are set out in legislation and The Pensions Regulator is responsible for ensuring compliance with the auto-enrolment …

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What are the upper/lower earnings limits?

Based on the current tax year 2022/23, the lower earnings threshold is £6,240. The upper earnings threshold is £50,270.

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