Automatic enrolment statuses

Can an employee aged under 22 change their auto-enrolment status?

The auto-enrolment status for an employee under 22 is either Entitled or Non Eligible, depending on their earnings. Someone under …

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Do I need to automatically enrol my office staff?

Every employee needs to be assessed for automatic enrolment. If they’re assessed as eligible and aren’t already in a qualifying pension scheme, …

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How frequently can an employer supply a payroll extract to assess the workforce?

The assessment tool can be used at any time and as many times as required.

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I can’t find the assessment tool, where is it?

Depending on the account settings, the assessment option is located at the start of the ‘submit employee data’ section of …

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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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What are the AE status options?

The accepted status values we allow on a file are: Eligible Non-eligible Entitled Contractual enrolment Not Known (where an employee …

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What’s the status Already In Qualifying Scheme?

The status Already In Qualifying Scheme should only be used when an employee is in another qualifying pension scheme (as …

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Will you calculate the amount of contribution to be deducted from the employee’s pay on behalf of the employer?

Yes, where required The People’s Pension will calculate the amount of contribution to be deducted from the employee’s pay on …

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Will you provide the facility to assess and calculate contributions for the workforce on an ongoing basis after an employer’s staging date?

Yes. Each file can be assessed as required.

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