The government has introduced auto-enrolment. It started on 1 October 2012, with the aim to improve the living standards of millions of people when they retire.
It's a way of making sure all eligible employees automatically become members of a qualifying pension scheme, which is a scheme with a high enough level of contributions.
As an employer in the UK, you have a major role to play.
You'll have to make sure your company's approach to pensions meets the new legislation.
Click on the support tab above to find out more about Auto-enrolment Manager for Employers (AME) and how it could give you the confidence to carry out your auto-enrolment responsibilities.
This site will help you and your financial adviser understand all that's required of you and find a solution that's right for you.
With such a big change, the first big question is often where to begin. We've got a number of things to get you started:
Each of these gives you useful information about auto-enrolment and what it means to you.
Our planning tool helps you to prepare for auto-enrolment. It takes you through what you need to do, step by step, to get yourself ready for auto-enrolment, pointing you towards the right support at the right time in your preparation. Simple and easy to use, it contains information to help you make informed decisions and implement auto-enrolment smoothly.
Once you start learning about auto-enrolment, you're likely to have more and more questions.
One of your questions will be what do I have to do. We've put together a leaflet that tells you what your duties are as an employer. PDF, 202KB
We’ve launched Auto-enrolment Manager for Employers (AME for short), an online service that helps you meet your auto-enrolment responsibilities. Click on the support tab above to find out more.
The auto-enrolment definitions section explains some of the more technical terms we use.
If you need more information, check our tell me more page.
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