Type 1 employees

If you’re a type 1 employee you’ll be put into your employer’s pension scheme automatically, and both you and your employer will pay into your pension savings. (Though you can ask to leave – known as opting out – if you’d like to.)

  • You’re aged between 22 and the age you get your State Pension.
  • And you’re earning more than £10,000 a year / £833 a month / £192 a week.