What do I have to do at my staging/duties start date?

How is my staging date determined?

This would have been determined by the size of your largest payroll as at 1 April 2012. If your organisation …

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What do I do at my staging/duties start date?

At your staging/duties start date you’ll need to have a qualifying scheme in place. Your staging/duties start date is when the legal …

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Can I delay my staging/duties start date?

No. You can’t delay your staging/duties start date but you can postpone it for a maximum of three months.

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What is the ‘duties start date?’

This term is relevant for those who become an employer for the first time on or after 1 October 2017 …

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I’m due to employ my first member of staff after 1 October 2017, when do my auto-enrolment duties start?

If you first employ a member of staff after 1 October 2017, you’ll need to start complying with the auto-enrolment …

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Do I need to have a pension scheme in place at the staging date?

You only need an automatic enrolment pension scheme in place by your staging date if there’s someone to auto-enrol on this …

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What’s the declaration of compliance?

The declaration of compliance is a form that tells The Pensions Regulator what you’ve done to comply with your employer …

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Who is responsible for sending the notice?

You’re required by law to send the notice individually by email or post to all your employees about their new rights within …

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Are there templates or samples of employee communications available?

Large pension providers, including The People’s Pension, have templates you can use for employee communications. The People’s Pension templates can …

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If I’m not using postponement when do I enrol my employees and pay contributions?

If you’re not postponing, you’ll need to auto-enrol all eligible employees in your company (who aren’t already an active member …

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