Workplace Pensions for Advisers

Our workplace pension for advisers

Whether you’re a financial adviser, a bookkeeper or an accountant, we’ve built the auto enrolment solution to help you give your clients the very best service.

Our UK-based workplace pension team will be happy to help if you need to get in touch. Call us on 0800 158 2557.

Why choose the Aviva workplace pension?

Financial strength

We’ve been in business for over 300 years, and as leading rating agency Standard & Poors have awarded us an A+ ‘Strong’ rating for financial strength, we’re looking forward to the next 300.

UK-based support

From start to finish, you and your clients will have access to our UK-based telephone, email and LiveChat support, with expert assistance from our dedicated workplace pension team.

For businesses of every size

Our workplace pension is designed for every size of business. But rather than a one size fits all approach, we tailor the scheme to your client – whether they have one employee or they’re part of a corporate enterprise.

Extra advantages

Secure online management

With Aviva, your client has the power to control their workplace pension online through our secure workplace pension portal.

Support and training

We’ll support your client from the word go with all the online training and help they need to get to grips with auto enrolment.

Admin made easy

MyAviva gives your client’s employees the chance to monitor their workplace pension from the palms of their hands – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

A huge choice of investment options

With a default drawdown lifestage approach as standard, or over 200 funds to choose from, your clients’ employees can invest their money in funds that are meaningful to them.

Auto enrolment, taken care of

Our auto enrolment planner allows you to create tailor-made plans specifically for your client and their business needs.

Free adviser tools and guides

To help you support your clients, we’ll provide you with free tools and guides to help make things that bit easier – both for you and your client.

Benefits of the Aviva workplace pension

For you and your clients

  • Reports that explain the costs of auto enrolment to your clients simply. No jargon, and no confusion
  • High-quality tools, information and resources to help with the smooth running of your client’s workplace pension
  • The latest software to make uploading payroll data effortless

For scheme members

  • An annual fund charge of no more than 0.75% on the default investment option in which scheme members will be automatically enrolled
  • A workplace pension that they can choose to keep if they switch employer
  • Easy to understand guides and statements

Tools to help you every step of the way

Charges and costs

Setup fee


There’s no better price than free, and that’s exactly what it costs your client to set up an Aviva workplace pension: absolutely nothing.

Employer pension charge

Typically between £30 - £50 per month

In most cases, your client will have to pay an employer pension charge. This fee covers the costs of running their scheme and providing them with supporting services.

Employer contributions

Minimum 1% of employee’s salary

Your client will contribute the government minimum of 1% of an employee’s salary to their workplace pension, but they can contribute more if they’d like to.

What our customers say

Aviva went above and beyond the call of duty for me - I can’t fault the customer service.

Paul Jeffrey - Financial Adviser Cherish U Ltd, Cheshire

I think Aviva’s microsite is a fabulous service - especially for companies who are dedicated to offering their employees a good pension scheme

Anne Gibson - Financial Adviser St James Place Partnership, Newcastle upon Tyne

Many of my schemes are with Aviva, I like Aviva, you guys get it right far more often than you get it wrong

Keith Allnutt - Financial Adviser Lubbock Fine, London

How to apply

Step 1

Get a quick quote to see how much it’ll cost

Step 2

Spend just 10 minutes completing your application

Step 3

We’ll send the application to your client to accept

Step 4

You’re ready to get going and manage your client’s scheme online

What you’ll need to apply

Get a quote

Before you apply for the Aviva workplace pension, get a quote and see how we can help with auto enrolment.

More about our workplace pension

Investment options to suit your employees

The Aviva workplace pension gives your employees the ability to invest their money meaningfully. With over 200 investment funds to choose from, we’ve got something for everyone.

Explore our investment options

Payroll solutions

Our workplace pension is set up with pensionsync for easy payroll integration, and also works with a number of payroll software providers – including Sage, Iris, Quickbooks and many more.

More about payroll integration

Moving your clients existing workplace pension to Aviva

There are many reasons your client might want to switch to Aviva. Whether they’re looking for a workplace pension scheme with a wider range of investment choices and a UK-based support team, or they’re simply not happy with the service from their current provider; joining Aviva could tick all the boxes and more.

You’ll need to help your client to consider the effects that transferring their pension scheme will have on their business and employees, like:

  • Costs
  • Service
  • Accessibility for employers and for members
  • Investment options for members
  • Availability of help and support

When your client is confident that joining Aviva is the right choice, switching is easy. Complete a quote on your client’s behalf to start the process, and we’ll get in touch to let you know what you need to do next.

Get a quote for your client

Need some help?

If you’ve got a query about auto enrolment or the Aviva workplace pension, give us a call or send us an email and we’ll be happy to help.

If your client’s employees have any questions about their pension, they can contact our dedicated UK-based helpdesk for support on 0800 145 5744. We may record or monitor our calls to help us improve our service.

Find out more about auto enrolment

Auto enrolment doesn’t have to be challenging. We’ve got all the information you need to help your clients get up and running with their workplace pension scheme.