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Auto enrolment knowledge centre

Whether you’re new to auto enrolment or looking for more information on workplace pensions, you’re in the right place to find out everything you need to know.

Auto enrolment explained

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We answer some of the most frequently asked questions about auto enrolment.

What is auto enrolment?

In 2008, new pension rules were introduced that required all UK businesses to provide a workplace pension by 2018. All employees who satisfy certain criteria are automatically enrolled onto a workplace pension scheme in a process known as auto enrolment.

Does auto enrolment apply to me?

If you employ one or more people aged 22 or over who earn a minimum of £10,000 per annum (the minimum qualifying earning for 2018/2019), you’ll need to provide a workplace pension scheme.

When will auto enrolment start to affect me?

You’ll need to have a workplace pension scheme in place by your staging date, which is when your auto enrolment responsibilities come into effect. If you’re not sure when your staging date is, you can use The Pensions Regulator’s staging date checker.

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