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When an employer pays contributions for their employees, can they can claim the costs back as a tax deductible expense?

Yes – contributions to a registered pension scheme by an employer are allowable as a deduction in their trade profits …

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What is the automated collection payment method?

Using this method we’ll automatically collect your pension contributions on or immediately after the date you’ve chosen. You can turn …

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Where can I find more information about the increases to minimum contributions?

You can find more information about the forthcoming increases in minimum contributions on The Pensions Regulator’s website.   Read what …

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Will The People’s Pension inform my employees their contributions will be increasing?

There is no legal requirement or additional duties for you to write to your staff about the increases. When a …

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Can my employees pay below the minimum?

Yes, an employee can choose to pay below the minimum. If they do, then you aren’t obliged to contribute if …

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I’ve chosen to use certification – do I need to take any action?

If you’ve chosen to use certification, it’s possible that the certification period may include one or both of the increases …

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If we’re already paying above the minimum contribution will anything happen when the contributions increase?

No. Nothing will happen and no action will need to be taken.  

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Can I increase contributions to the new minimum levels before 6 April 2019?

Yes, you can decide to increase your contributions to the new minimum levels before 6 April 2019. For example, to …

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Why are the minimum automatic enrolment contributions increasing?

When automatic enrolment was introduced, the government felt that this would increase the costs and administrative requirements for employers. To …

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Pensionable earnings – what are they?

The earnings used to calculate a member’s pension contributions are known as their ‘pensionable earnings’. They may include: basic salary …

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