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Planning for automatic enrolment

I’m an employer – when will automatic enrolment affect me?

Your organisation will have a ‘staging date’ – this is when you need to start meeting your automatic enrolment duties. …

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When should I start planning?

You’ll need to prepare as early as possible to give yourselves enough time to review and update your pension scheme, …

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What’s a qualifying pension scheme?

Not all pension schemes are suitable for automatic enrolment. The pension scheme you do use needs to meet certain qualifying …

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What do I do if my existing scheme isn’t a qualifying scheme?

If your existing scheme isn’t suitable for automatic enrolment, you’ll need to decide which pension scheme provider(s) are to be …

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We’ve an existing qualifying scheme. Do we need to set up a new automatic enrolment scheme?

If your scheme is an existing qualifying scheme then you don’t need to set up another qualifying scheme. However, you …

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

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

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We’ve received a letter from The Pensions Regulator advising us of our staging date – can I start making arrangements now?

Yes. You can register and set up a scheme with The People’s Pension at any time.

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I’m a new employer. What’s my staging date?

If your organisation was established after 1 April 2012 up to and including 30 September 2017, your staging date will …

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Planning for automatic enrolment

I’m an employer – when will automatic enrolment affect me?

Your organisation will have a ‘staging date’ – this is when you need to start meeting your automatic enrolment duties. …

View full answer >>

When should I start planning?

You’ll need to prepare as early as possible to give yourselves enough time to review and update your pension scheme, …

View full answer >>

What’s a qualifying pension scheme?

Not all pension schemes are suitable for automatic enrolment. The pension scheme you do use needs to meet certain qualifying …

View full answer >>

What do I do if my existing scheme isn’t a qualifying scheme?

If your existing scheme isn’t suitable for automatic enrolment, you’ll need to decide which pension scheme provider(s) are to be …

View full answer >>

We’ve an existing qualifying scheme. Do we need to set up a new automatic enrolment scheme?

If your scheme is an existing qualifying scheme then you don’t need to set up another qualifying scheme. However, you …

View full answer >>

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

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

View full answer >>

We’ve received a letter from The Pensions Regulator advising us of our staging date – can I start making arrangements now?

Yes. You can register and set up a scheme with The People’s Pension at any time.

View full answer >>

I’m a new employer. What’s my staging date?

If your organisation was established after 1 April 2012 up to and including 30 September 2017, your staging date will …

View full answer >>