Automatic enrolment and small employers

Nobody to put into a pension scheme? You still have duties. Businesses who employ only one member of staff (who is employed on a temporary basis, who earns under the qualifying earnings threshold of £10,000 and who does not need to be automatically enrolled into a pension scheme) will still have automatic enrolment duties. The… Read more »

Auto Enrolment FAQ

The Pension regulator has stated: (They are obviously bound by the regulations but continue to highlight the 4th paragraph). Where a contract of employment exists – whether written or implied – then automatic enrolment duties will apply. The key point for an employer here is to understand what elements would constitute a contract of employment,… Read more »

The Pensions Regulator Website

The Pensions Regulator is the UK regulator of work-based pension schemes, working with trustees, employers, pension specialists and business advisers, giving guidance on what is expected of them.

Automatic Enrolment for Workplace Pensions

We are approaching a deadline for all employers to enter Auto Enrolment. Small limited companies and their directors need to consider if this applies. This post details how to know your position in this matter: When is a director a worker? A director who is working under a contract of employment AND there is at… Read more »