What is Auto Enrolment?

If you're an employer, you're now legally obligated to automatically enrol your eligible jobholders into a qualifying pension scheme.

What is auto enrolment

“ Workplace pensions are here. Act now. It’s the law.”


Every employer in the UK will have to offer their staff a workplace pension scheme.

The introduction of the workplace pension means that employers must provide employees with a pension scheme and automatically enrol qualifying employees into this scheme.

It is vital that employers get workplace pensions and auto enrolment right otherwise the penalties that employers could face are very significant.

Becoming and staying compliant with workplace pensions will require money, time and effort but being issued with a penalty will cost considerably more.

From the date employees are automatically enrolled they’ll have a month to choose to‘opt out’. They’ll make contributions to their retirement pot from their pay for as long as they’re employed or until they take their money out.

This means new responsibilities for the employer such as: 

  • Workforce assessment
  • Provision and Automatic Enrolment into a qualifying scheme
  • Facilitating opting out and refund
  • Record keeping

What is included in our Auto Enrolment?

  • Auto Enrolment £2.50 per employee
  • The assessment of employees each month
  • Opt in’s & Opt out’s
  • Monthly submission to Pension Company
  • Administration of New Starters & Leavers with Pension Company

Who does Auto-enrolment apply to?

Under the Pensions Act 2008, every employer in the UK that has at-least 1 employee must put certain staff into a pension scheme and contribute towards it, in-order to help them save for their retirement. This is called‘automatic enrolment’.

Whatever your profession, if you employ at least one person you are an employer and you have certain legal duties.

Who does Auto-enrolment apply to?

Under the Pensions Act 2008, every employer in the UK that has at-least 1 employee must put certain staff into a pension scheme and contribute towards it, in-order to help them save for their retirement. This is called‘automatic enrolment’.

Whatever your profession, if you employ at least one person you are an employer and you have certain legal duties.

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