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What's automatic enrolment?

I’m an employer – what’s automatic enrolment about?

The Government has brought some fundamental changes to workplace pensions and in 2012 introduced automatic enrolment. If you employ at …

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

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

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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 after 5 April 2018 is 5% with at least …

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What are qualifying earnings?

Qualifying earnings are measured on a band of earnings between the lower earnings limit and the upper earnings limit (between …

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What are the upper/lower earnings limits?

Based on the current tax year 2018/19, the lower earnings threshold is £6,032.00. The upper earnings threshold is £46,350.

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What are qualifying schemes?

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’s a non AE scheme?

A non AE scheme is where an employer operates a pension scheme to which the automatic enrolment rules don’t apply. This …

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What’s The Pensions Regulator (TPR)?

The Pensions Regulator enforces the automatic enrolment rules – this is the UK regulator of workplace pension schemes. They give …

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What aren’t I allowed to do in relation to automatic enrolment?

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

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What's automatic enrolment?

I’m an employer – what’s automatic enrolment about?

The Government has brought some fundamental changes to workplace pensions and in 2012 introduced automatic enrolment. If you employ at …

View full answer >>

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 >>

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

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

View full answer >>

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

If the qualifying earnings basis is being used, the minimum contribution after 5 April 2018 is 5% with at least …

View full answer >>

What are qualifying earnings?

Qualifying earnings are measured on a band of earnings between the lower earnings limit and the upper earnings limit (between …

View full answer >>

What are the upper/lower earnings limits?

Based on the current tax year 2018/19, the lower earnings threshold is £6,032.00. The upper earnings threshold is £46,350.

View full answer >>

What are qualifying schemes?

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

View full answer >>

What’s a non AE scheme?

A non AE scheme is where an employer operates a pension scheme to which the automatic enrolment rules don’t apply. This …

View full answer >>

What’s The Pensions Regulator (TPR)?

The Pensions Regulator enforces the automatic enrolment rules – this is the UK regulator of workplace pension schemes. They give …

View full answer >>

What aren’t I allowed to do in relation to automatic enrolment?

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

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