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NEST Comparison

Whether you’re looking for a pension scheme for the first time, or you didn’t have time to consider other options before your staging date, the Aviva workplace pension is a great alternative to NEST. 

Why Aviva is a great alternative to NEST

Offering you and your employees flexibility, choice and support at every step, we can help you to fulfill your auto enrolment duties.

  Aviva NEST
Independent industry quality rating (Defaqto) 5 Star
5 Star
Compatible with all payroll software  

 

Automated employee communications

 

Our software automatically produces 100+ unique documents to meet all compliance scenarios

 

Not available with NEST auto-enrolment

Secure online scheme management    
Charges

Max 0.75% per annum

No additional charge per contribution

The two products apply their charges differently. The impact of charges on employees' pensions will depend on how long their contributions are invested. We recommend you get quotes to compare

0.3% per annum

1.8% per contribution

The two products apply their charges differently. The impact of charges on employees' pensions will depend on how long their contributions are invested. We recommend you get quotes to compare

Fund range

200+

Over 200 funds for your employees to choose from, including 13 ethical funds and 1 Sharia fund

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Includes 1 ethical fund and 1 Sharia fund

Employee discounts, prize draws and other benefits

 

Includes exclusive member offers, discounts of up to 30% when you take out selected new policies with us, and access to MyAviva so employees can manage all of their Aviva products in one place

 

Not available with NEST auto enrolment

Set up and manage your workplace pension

1

Get an instant quote

You can check your scheme price in less than 10 minutes by simply filling in your details.

2

Complete your application

Complete the scheme details in your payroll software to finish your setup.

3

Manage your scheme online

Run your payroll each period and pensionsync will automatically transfer your data.

Who’s eligible for auto enrolment?

Employees have to meet certain criteria in order to become members of your workplace pension. Find out who’s eligible for auto enrolment and how to assess your staff.

Auto enrolment in eight steps

Auto enrolment can seem complex, but with our help and support, you'll know what to do and when to do it. Our eight-step guide tells you what, when and how to complete your auto enrolment duties.

Switch your existing scheme

If you’ve already got a workplace pension scheme in place, you can transfer it to Aviva. Simply contact your financial adviser to help discuss your options and once you’ve agreed that you’re ready, your adviser can obtain a quote on your behalf and start the transfer process for you.

Contact us

We can’t offer advice, but our UK-based workplace pension team will be happy to help you with information explaining your auto enrolment duties and options.

Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

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