Opting in

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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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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Do you maintain the opt-in notices or records of the opt-in notices?

No. The People’s Pension doesn’t manage or process opt-in notices on your behalf. It’s your responsibility to determine whether or not …

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How frequently do you advise an employer of employees opting in?

If you’re using The People’s Pension system to assess your employees, the automatic enrolment eligibility status of each employee appearing …

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What happens when an Eligible employee reaches State Pension age?

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’s an opt-in notice?

An opt-in notice is how certain employees request to opt into the scheme. The types of employee who can opt …

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Will you accept an opt-in notice by email?

No. The People’s Pension can only accept employee information using the File Upload section of Online Services.

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Will you accept an opt-in notice by post?

No. The People’s Pension can only accept employee information using the File Upload section of Online Services.

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Will you advise employers that an opt-in notice has been received?

No. The People’s Pension doesn’t manage or process opt-in notices on your behalf. It’s your responsibility to determine whether or not you’ve …

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Will you manage opt-in notices for employers?

No. The People’s Pension doesn’t manage or process opt-in notices on your behalf. It’s your responsibility to determine whether or not …

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