Auto-enrolment and the role of the employer

Auto-enrolment – employer duties A new policy paper prepared jointly by legal firm Eversheds Sutherland and pension provider Royal London warned that there is a risk that employers aren’t doing enough and that the legal minimum may well prove to be too low. It was suggested in three areas, that employers satisfying only the minimum […]

Important Changes to Auto-enrolment

Important Changes to Auto-enrolment Under Auto Enrolment the minimum contributions in place will be changing with effect from the 6th April 2018.  By law, the minimum contributions will be increasing in two phases; on the 06/04/2018 and once again a year later on the 06/04/2019.  If you are an employer operating an auto-enrolment workplace pension […]

Auto enrolment compliance and new employers

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has begun carrying out employer spot checks to make sure employers are complying with their automatic enrolment duties and that they are giving their staff the workplace pensions they’re entitled to. According to the TPR, these inspections help them to understand any challenges employers are facing, and whether TPR needs to […]

Non-Executive Directors and Auto Enrolment

As the legislation introduced by the Government relating to Workplace Pensions in 2012 starts to affect more and more UK employers, it’s becoming clear that there are a number of unintended consequences, which can impact on Non-Executive Directors (NEDs), as well as agency workers and self-employed Consultants. The crux of the matter is the Pension […]

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