Auto-enrolment

Pensions are becoming ever more a part of employers’ benefits packages, now that pensions pensions auto-enrolment is being rolled out.

Employers must comply with the auto-enrolment requirements from their “staging date”, depending on their size.


Firms should contribute to self-employed pension auto-enrolment scheme

Organisations that use self-employed labour should pay a tax that would help fund a pension auto-enrolment scheme for freelance workers,...

Younger staff ‘don’t know how pensions work’

27 Mar 2018

Employees, especially younger staff, do not understand their pensions and could be putting their financial wellbeing at risk. Ashleigh Wight...

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Pensions Regulator in first auto-enrolment prosecution

14 Sep 2017

The Pensions Regulator is bringing the first pensions auto-enrolment prosecution over allegations that a bus company and its managing director...

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10 benefits to include in a flexible benefits scheme

24 Aug 2017

Flexible benefits schemes can help to boost employee recruitment and retention by increasing the range of benefits available to employees....

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Tory manifesto: National retraining, NI holidays and more gap reporting

18 May 2017

Theresa May launched the Conservative Party’s 2017 election manifesto today, and for HR and employers there are no big surprises....

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Gig economy inquiry by Work and Pensions Committee launched

2 Dec 2016

The Work and Pensions Committee has announced an inquiry into the UK welfare system’s ability to adequately support the growing...

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Is it time to sweeten up your pensions communications?

24 Nov 2016

With young people prioritising other financial commitments over pensions, employers need to rethink how they communicate the benefits of saving...

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Employing students: six tips for the new term

26 Sep 2016

In university towns and cities around the country, students are settling in for the start of the academic year. As...

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Auto-enrolment rules are designed to encourage people to save more for their old age

Pensions auto-enrolment enforcements increase by 300%

3 Aug 2016

Action against companies failing to meet auto-enrolment requirements has increased by 306%, as smaller employers are required to sign their...

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Football club fined almost £23,000 for missing pensions auto-enrolment

29 Apr 2016

Swindon Town Football Club (STFC) has been named and shamed by the Pensions Regulator for failing to meet its staging...

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Time for small employers to get ready for auto-enrolment

28 Jul 2015

PROMOTED Between now and 2018, every employer in the UK will have to offer their staff a workplace pension scheme. They’ll have to set up a pension scheme that meets certain minimum standards

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Eight pensions basics for HR professionals

30 Jun 2015

The pensions auto-enrolment process may be well under way, but there are still a number of reforms due to take...

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Pensions auto-enrolment: could an audit service prevent costly mistakes?

22 May 2015

Many employers may have passed their pensions auto-enrolment staging date, but that does not mean that they are confident that...

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Top 10 HR processes where employers seek help

30 Jun 2014

When called on to implement HR processes that come up on a regular basis, some HR professionals might feel they know what to do off by heart; however, other, less familiar processes might cause a bit more head scratching...

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Employers face rising costs due to auto-enrolment

2 May 2014

More than eight employers in 10 are facing an increase in costs as a result of pensions auto-enrolment, research from...

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