Directors exemptions from automatic enrolment

Under the Pensions Act 2008 every employer in the UK must automatically enrol their qualifying workers into a workplace pension scheme. That’s fine, but what is the definition of a qualifying ‘worker’? Logically, if a company does not employ any workers then it would be exempt from having to create…

Pensions dashboard prototype scheduled for Spring 2017

The pensions dashboard was first announced in the Budget 2016 and it’s aim is to allow savers to see all of their pension in one place, helping them to plan for their retirement more effectively. When you consider that an individual has an average of 11 employers over their working…

Survey finds over a third of employees are now auto-enrolled

A poll about workplace pensions, conducted by YouGov in September 2016, has interesting findings for everyone connected with and concerned about pensions. When asked about the type of pension held, 36% of employees said that their pension was created under auto-enrolment, a recent government initiative. Will Wynne, co-founder of Smart…

PrimoPayroll and the Smart Pensions alliance

Auto-enrolment has caused a number of problems for businesses of all types and sizes, especially because the various processes were not fully automated. Aware of the many frustrations, Primo Payroll and Smart Pension have combined their expertise and produced the first fully automated auto-enrolment solution. It’s quick, runs quietly in…

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